Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
174O Duties in relation to dangerous goods
(1) An occupier must ensure that all persons (including members of the
public) are not exposed to risks to their health and safety arising from
dangerous goods at the occupier’s premises.
Maximum penalty: Level 4.
Note. Other general laws and specific legislation may provide that
occupiers have obligations with regard to dangerous goods that relate to risks
to property or the environment, both inside and beyond the premises of the
occupier, arising from those goods.
(2) Nothing in this clause is to be construed:
(a) as conferring a right of action in any civil proceedings in
respect of any contravention, whether by act or omission, of this clause,
(b) as conferring a defence to an action in any civil proceedings or
as otherwise affecting a right of action in any civil
Note. Section 10 (2) of the Act provides that person who has control of
any plant or substance used by people at work must ensure that the plant or
substance is safe and without risks to health when properly