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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 353

Safety signs

353 Safety signs

(1) This clause applies if a safety sign is required to control an identified risk in relation to using, handling, generating or storing hazardous chemicals at a workplace.
(2) A person conducting a business or undertaking at the workplace must display a safety sign at the workplace to--
(a) warn of a particular hazard associated with the hazardous chemicals, or
(b) state the responsibilities of a particular person in relation to the hazardous chemicals.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(3) The person must ensure that the safety sign is--
(a) located next to the hazard, and
(b) clearly visible to a person approaching the hazard.
(4) In this clause,
"safety sign" does not include a placard.



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