New South Wales Consolidated Regulations

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Regulation] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 566

Control of risk

566 Control of risk

(1) The operator of a licensed major hazard facility must implement risk control measures that--
(a) eliminate, so far as is reasonably practicable, the risk of a major incident occurring, or
(b) if it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate that risk--minimise that risk so far as is reasonably practicable.
Note : WHS Act--section 20 (see clause 9).
(2) The operator of a licensed major hazard facility must implement risk control measures designed to minimise, in the event of a major incident occurring, its magnitude and the severity of its consequences to persons both on-site and off-site.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.



AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback