This code of practice applies to all workplaces in Western Australia covered by either the OSH Act or the MSI Act. It provides:
- general guidance for employers, designers, manufacturers, suppliers and workers on the identification and control of safety and health hazards and risks associated with guarding, or lack of guarding, of machinery and plant;
- information on key legislative requirements in the OSH Act, the OSH Regulations, the MSI Act and the MSI Regulations as they relate to guarding of machinery and plant; and
- practical guidance on guarding of machinery and plant commonly found in workplaces.