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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 339

Supplier to provide safety data sheets

339 Supplier to provide safety data sheets

(1) The supplier of a hazardous chemical to a workplace must ensure that the current safety data sheet for the hazardous chemical is provided with the hazardous chemical--
(a) when the hazardous chemical is first supplied to the workplace, and
(b) if the safety data sheet for the hazardous chemical is amended--when the hazardous chemical is first supplied to the workplace after the safety data sheet is amended.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(2) A hazardous chemical is taken to be
"first supplied" to a workplace if the supply is the first supply of the hazardous chemical to the workplace for 5 years.
(3) The supplier of a hazardous chemical to a workplace must ensure that the current safety data sheet for the hazardous chemical is provided to a person at the workplace if the person asks for the safety data sheet.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(4) This clause does not apply to a supplier of a hazardous chemical if--
(a) the hazardous chemical is a consumer product, or
(b) the supplier is a retailer.
Note : A manufacturer or importer is required to prepare a safety data sheet under clause 330.



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