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4.28 .         Emergency plan

        (1)         An occupier or licensee of premises on which dangerous goods are stored shall maintain a manifest of dangerous goods stored at the premises in accordance with the Guidance Note for Emergency Services Manifests issued by the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission.

        (2)         A licensee shall in relation to the licensed premises formulate and prepare an emergency plan in accordance with guidelines given by the Chief Inspector and shall ensure that all persons engaged in the handling of dangerous goods — 

            (a)         are aware of any emergency plan applicable in relation to those premises; and

            (b)         are competent to operate all safety equipment including vehicles, pumps, fire protection equipment and breathing apparatus, they may be required to use in connection with an emergency.

        (3)         Nothing in an emergency plan shall prevent a person from refusing to carry out any operation where that person has reasonable grounds to believe that to carry out the operation would expose him or her to a risk of imminent and serious harm to his or her health.

        (4)         The manifest required to be kept by subregulation (1) shall be made available upon request to any police officer, officer of a fire brigade or an officer of the department principally assisting the Minister charged with the administration of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 in the administration of that Act.

        [Regulation 4.28 amended in Gazette 8 Jun 1999 p. 2500.]

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