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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 471

Decontamination facilities

471 Decontamination facilities

(1) An asbestos removalist must ensure that facilities are available to decontaminate the following--
(a) the asbestos removal area,
(b) any plant used in the asbestos removal area,
(c) workers carrying out asbestos removal work,
(d) other persons who have access to the asbestos removal area under clause 470(2)(b).
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(2) An asbestos removalist must ensure that nothing that is likely to be contaminated with asbestos is removed from the asbestos removal area unless the thing--
(a) is decontaminated before being removed, or
(b) is sealed in a container, and the exterior of the container is, before being removed--
(i) decontaminated, and
(ii) labelled in accordance with the GHS to indicate the presence of asbestos.
: 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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