There are a number of legislative provisions in the ACT relating to smoking at the workplace. These take the following forms:
This obligation has four main sources:
Code of Practice
Under the Work Safety Act 2008 the Code of Practice for Smoke-Free Workplaces was approved in the ACT. This Code of Practice was not included in the suite of National Codes of Practice approved by Safe Work Australia for the Work Health and Safety Act 2011. However, information contained within this Code of Practice remains relevant as guidance for work health and safety duties under the WHS Act and you may still refer to it for guidance. Updated guidance material will be made available on the website shortly.
Work Safety (ACT Code of Practice for Smoke Free Workplaces) Code of Practice 2010