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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 181

Use of dive safety log

181 Use of dive safety log

(1) This clause applies to a person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace where general diving work is carried out.
(2) The person conducting the business or undertaking must ensure that, after each dive carried out in connection with the general diving work is completed, the return of each diver is verified in the dive safety log, as soon as practicable after the return, by--
(a) the diver, and
(b) a competent person appointed under clause 177 to supervise the diving work.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$1,250, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$6,000.
(3) If workers are carrying out general diving work from a vessel, the person conducting the business or undertaking must ensure that a competent person appointed under clause 177 to supervise the diving work makes and verifies entries in the dive safety log of the number of workers and other persons on board the vessel--
(a) before the diving work commences, and
(b) before the vessel leaves the location after the diving work is completed.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$1,250, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$6,000.
(4) The person conducting the business or undertaking must ensure that the dive safety log is kept for at least 1 year after the last entry is made.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$1,250, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$6,000.
(5) In this clause, an event is
"verified" in the dive safety log--
(a) by signing, or
(b) if the log is electronic, by entering the verifier's unique identifier.



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