Draft Environment Protection (Automotive Trades) Code of Practice

Draft Environment Protection (Automotive Trades) Code of Practice

The community are invited to comment on a new draft Environment Protection Code of Practice for automotive industries.

The purpose of the Draft Environment Protection (Automotive Trades) Code of Practice (the draft code) is to provide specific information to help improve industry standards, progress towards best management practice and comply with the Environment Protection Act 1997.

Risks associated with the automotive industry can include:

  • the release of harmful airborne contaminants and odours from fuel, dust, paint, solvents and other chemicals that may cause harm to people’s health and wellbeing
  • contaminated runoff entering waterways and land
  • noise causing harm or a nuisance to nearby sensitive places
  • waste that may become litter or contaminant the environment.

Download the Draft Environment Protection (Automotive Industry) Code of Practice.

Written submissions on the draft code can be emailed to EnvironmentProtectionPolicy@act.gov.au

Consultation closes 3 July 2019.