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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 403

Notification of lead risk work

403 Notification of lead risk work

(1) Subject to subclause (5), if a person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace determines that work at the workplace is lead risk work, the person must give the regulator written notice within 7 days that the work is lead risk work.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$3,600, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$18,000.
(2) A notice under this clause must state the kind of lead process being carried out that includes the lead risk work.
(3) The person must--
(a) keep a copy of the notice given to the regulator while the lead risk work is carried out at the workplace, and
(b) ensure that a copy of the notice is readily accessible to a worker who is likely to be exposed to lead, and the worker's health and safety representative.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$3,600, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$18,000.
(4) Subclause (5) applies to an emergency service organisation in relation to work carried out by an emergency service worker who, at the direction of the emergency service organisation, is--
(a) rescuing a person, or
(b) providing first aid to a person.
(5) The emergency service organisation must give notice under subclause (1) as soon as practicable after determining that the work is lead risk work.



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