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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 427

Access to asbestos register

427 Access to asbestos register

(1) A person with management or control of a workplace where an asbestos register is kept must ensure that the asbestos register is readily accessible to--
(a) a worker who has carried out, carries out or intends to carry out, work at the workplace, and
(b) a health and safety representative who represents a worker referred to in paragraph (a), and
(c) a person conducting a business or undertaking who has carried out, carries out or intends to carry out, work at the workplace, and
(d) a person conducting a business or undertaking who has required, requires, or intends to require work to be carried out at the workplace.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$3,600, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$18,000.
(2) If a person conducting a business or undertaking carries out, or intends to carry out, work at a workplace that involves a risk of exposure to airborne asbestos, the person with management or control of the workplace must ensure that the person is given a copy of the asbestos register.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$3,600, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$18,000.



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