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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 204

Control of risks arising from installation or commissioning

204 Control of risks arising from installation or commissioning

(1) A person with management or control of plant at a workplace must not commission the plant unless the person has established that the plant is, so far as is reasonably practicable, without risks to the health and safety of any person.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(2) A person with management or control of plant at a workplace must not decommission or dismantle the plant unless the decommissioning or dismantling can be carried out, so far as is reasonably practicable, without risks to the health and safety of any person.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(3) A person with management or control of plant at a workplace must ensure that a person who installs, assembles, constructs, commissions or decommissions or dismantles the plant is a competent person.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(4) A person with management or control of plant at a workplace must ensure that a person who installs, assembles, constructs, commissions or decommissions or dismantles the plant is provided with the available information for eliminating or minimising risks to health or safety.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(5) A person with management or control of plant at a workplace must ensure that the processes for the installation, construction, commissioning, decommissioning and dismantling of plant include inspections that ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that risks associated with these activities are monitored.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.



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