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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 440

Duty to obtain health monitoring report

440 Duty to obtain health monitoring report

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking who commissioned health monitoring referred to in clause 435 must take all reasonable steps to obtain a health monitoring report from the registered medical practitioner who carried out or supervised the monitoring as soon as practicable after the monitoring is carried out in relation to a worker.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(2) The health monitoring report must include the following--
(a) the name and date of birth of the worker,
(b) the name and registration number of the registered medical practitioner,
(c) the name and address of the person conducting the business or undertaking who commissioned the health monitoring,
(d) the date of health monitoring,
(e) any advice that test results indicate that the worker may have contracted a disease, injury or illness as a result of carrying out the work that triggered the requirement for health monitoring,
(f) any recommendation that the person conducting the business or undertaking take remedial measures, including whether the worker can continue to carry out the type of work that triggered the requirement for health monitoring,
(g) whether medical counselling is required for the worker in relation to the work that triggered the requirement for health monitoring.



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