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Complementing work health and safety laws, Codes of Practice provide practical guidance on how to comply with your legal obligations, and need to be followed unless you have another solution with the same or a better health and safety standard in your workplace. These Codes of Practice are operational in South Australia:

Transitional arrangements enable the following Codes and Standards to continue to operate in South Australia while national codes are developed:

  • National Code of Practice for Precast, Tilt Up and Concrete Elements in Building Construction
  • Approved Code of Practice for Tuna Farm Diving
  • AS/NZS 1200: Pressure equipment
  • AS 4024.3001: Safety of machinery - Materials forming and shearing -
    Mechanical power presses
  • AS 4024.3002: Safety of machinery - Materials forming and shearing -
    Hydraulic power presses
  • AS 1418: Cranes, including hoists and winches
  • AS/NZS 1576: Scaffolding (Parts 1 - 4)
  • AS 1735: Lifts, escalators and moving walks
  • AS 1755: Conveyers - Safety requirements
  • AS 3533: Amusement rides and devices
  • AS 2030: Gas cylinders
  • AS 2550: Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use
  • AS 2593: Boilers - Safety management and supervision systems
  • AS/NZS 3788: Pressure equipment - In-service inspection.


Safe Work Australia website
Codes of Practice