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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 165

Testing of residual current devices

165 Testing of residual current devices

(1) A person with management or control of a workplace must take all reasonable steps to ensure that residual current devices used at the workplace are tested regularly by a competent person to ensure that the devices are operating effectively.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$3,600, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$18,000.
(2) The person must keep a record of all testing of a residual current device (other than any testing conducted daily) until the earlier of the following occurs--
(a) the device is next tested,
(b) the device is permanently removed from use.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$1,250, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$6,000.



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