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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 41

Duty to provide and maintain adequate and accessible facilities

41 Duty to provide and maintain adequate and accessible facilities

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the provision of adequate facilities for workers, including toilets, drinking water, washing facilities and eating facilities.
: 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 conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the facilities provided under subclause (1) are maintained so as to be--
(a) in good working order, and
(b) clean, safe and accessible.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(3) For the purposes of this clause, a person conducting a business or undertaking must have regard to all relevant matters, including the following--
(a) the nature of the work being carried out at the workplace,
(b) the nature of the hazards at the workplace,
(c) the size, location and nature of the workplace,
(d) the number and composition of the workers at the workplace.



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