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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 391

Management of risks to health and safety by pipeline operator

391 Management of risks to health and safety by pipeline operator

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace who is the operator of a pipeline (the
"operator" ) used to transfer hazardous chemicals must manage, in accordance with Part 3.1, risks to health and safety associated with the transfer of the hazardous chemicals through the pipeline.
Note : WHS Act--section 19 (see clause 9).
(2) The operator of a pipeline used to transfer a hazardous chemical must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the hazardous chemical transferred is identified by a label, sign or another way on or near the pipeline.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(3) The operator of a pipeline that transfers a Schedule 11 hazardous chemical into a public place must ensure that the regulator is notified of--
(a) the supplier of the hazardous chemical, and
(b) the receiver of the hazardous chemical, and
(c) the correct classification of the hazardous chemical.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$1,250, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$6,000.



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