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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 483

Decontamination facilities

483 Decontamination facilities

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking for which asbestos-related work is carried out must ensure that facilities are available to decontaminate the following--
(a) the asbestos-related work area,
(b) any plant used in the asbestos-related work area,
(c) workers carrying out the asbestos-related work.
: 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 must ensure that nothing that is likely to be contaminated with asbestos is removed from the asbestos-related work area unless the thing--
(a) is decontaminated before being removed, or
(b) is sealed in a container, and the exterior of the container is--
(i) decontaminated, and
(ii) labelled in accordance with the GHS to indicate the presence of asbestos,
before being removed.
: 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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