INDUSTRY CODES PRACTICE/BEST PRACTICE

An industry Code of Practice sets out the health and safety standards or benchmarks specific to that industry. An industry code of practice is designed to complement legislation by providing practical solutions to risk issues. Providing the Code meets the requirements outlined as shown in this link the Minister can approved Industry Codes of Practice under Section 57 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1984.

http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe/guidelines-development-industry-codes-practice-approval-under-occupational-safety-and

THS has had extensive experience in the development of Industry Codes of Practice in areas of :

  • WA Commercial Fishing Industry

  • WA Timber harvesting and Milling

  • South Australian Abalone Diving Industry

THS has also had a wide range of experience in establishing industry safety management plans for individual operators to adopt. Industry groups supported include:

  • Baking

  • Child care

  • Shipbuilders and marine services

  • Commercial Fishing Operators