Approved Codes of Practice

An Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) has a legal standing. They offer practical examples of good practice and advice on how to comply with the Law.

The guidance is admissible in the Courts as evidence of best practice.   

Copies are available to collect from the Social Security Department or to download from the link below. 

Contact the Health and Safety Inspectorate for more information. 

See current Approved Codes of Practice on the Health and Safety Inspectorate website

Work with Ionising Radiation (ACoP2)

Safety of Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers (ACoP3)

Display Screen Equipment at Work (ACoP4)

Safe Use of Rider-operated Lift Trucks (ACoP6)

Recreational Diving Projects (ACoP7)

The Management of Exposure to Asbestos in the Workplace (ACoP8)

The Safe Use of Woodworking Machinery (ACoP9)

Working Safely with Machinery (ACoP10)

Managing Health and Safety in Construction (ACoP11)


Health and Safety in the Port of St Helier (revoked April 2016)