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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS 2017 - REG 217

General exclusions

    (1)     Regulations 219 to 223 and 224(c) do not apply for the purpose of—

        (a)     scientific analysis or research; or

        (b)     sampling and identification; or

        (c)     retention of asbestos samples for demonstration, education or practical training purposes; or

        (d)     non-asbestos mining or the extraction of stone if asbestos is encountered.

Note

Activities under paragraphs (a) and (b) are asbestos-related activities under Division 8.

    (2)     Regulations 219 to 223 and 224(c) do not apply to soil from which visible asbestos-containing material has been removed, so far as is reasonably



practicable, by the person proposing to supply, store, transport, sell, use or re-use the soil.

Note

Any person supplying, storing, transporting, selling, using or re-using soil must visually inspect the soil and remove any visible asbestos-containing material from the soil.

Subdivision 2—Prohibitions



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