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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 531

Meaning of "major incident"

531 Meaning of "major incident"

(1) In this Chapter, a
"major incident" at a major hazard facility is an occurrence that--
(a) results from an uncontrolled event at the major hazard facility involving, or potentially involving, Schedule 15 chemicals, and
(b) exposes a person to a serious risk to health or safety emanating from an immediate or imminent exposure to the occurrence.
(2) Without limiting subclause (1), an
"occurrence" includes any of the following--
(a) escape, spillage or leakage,
(b) implosion, explosion or fire.



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