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Seacare Code of Practice – open for feedback (News)

The Seacare Authority invites feedback on the Seacare Code of Practice, which came into effect from 1 January 2019.

The Seacare Authority Code of Practice Approval 2018 - Health and Safety in Shipboard Work, including Offshore Support Vessels (Seacare Code of Practice) covers the health and safety of seafarers, contractors and other persons on board prescribed ships to which the Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 applies. The instrument commenced on 1 January 2019.

Industry feedback is welcomed on specific technical issues regarding the implementation and operation of the Seacare Code of Practice.

Please provide feedback to the Seacare Authority at

Alternately, written feedback can be provided to:

Seacare Code of Practice Feedback
Seacare Authority
GPO Box 9905 Canberra ACT 2601

The closing date for feedback is 31 October 2019.

Please direct any queries about this process to the Seacare Secretariat at

Page last reviewed: 23 July 2019
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