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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 399

Provision of changing and washing facilities

399 Provision of changing and washing facilities

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must provide and maintain in good working order changing rooms and washing, showering and toilet facilities at the workplace so as to--
(a) minimise secondary lead exposure from contaminated clothing, and
(b) minimise ingestion of lead, and
(c) avoid the spread of lead contamination.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(2) The person must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that workers at the workplace remove clothing and equipment that is or is likely to be contaminated with lead, and wash their hands and faces, before entering an eating or drinking area at the workplace.
: 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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