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Management of risks to health or safety

351 Management of risks to health or safety

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking must manage, in accordance with Part 3.1, risks to health and safety associated with using, handling, generating or storing a hazardous chemical at a workplace.
Note : WHS Act--section 19 (see clause 9).
(2) In managing risks the person must have regard to the following--
(a) the hazardous properties of the hazardous chemical,
(b) any potentially hazardous chemical or physical reaction between the hazardous chemical and another substance or mixture, including a substance that may be generated by the reaction,
(c) the nature of the work to be carried out with the hazardous chemical,
(d) any structure, plant or system of work--
(i) that is used in the use, handling, generation or storage of the hazardous chemical, or
(ii) that could interact with the hazardous chemical at the workplace.

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