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Contents (2011 - 10)
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 21 March 2018 to date (accessed 19 July 2018 at 09:52)
Part 9 Division 2 Section 160
160   Functions and powers of inspectors
An inspector has the following functions and powers under this Act:
(a)  to provide information and advice about compliance with this Act,
(b)  to assist in the resolution of:
(i)  work health and safety issues at workplaces, and
(ii)  issues related to access to a workplace by an assistant to a health and safety representative, and
(iii)  issues related to the exercise or purported exercise of a right of entry under Part 7,
(c)  to review disputed provisional improvement notices,
(d)  to require compliance with this Act through the issuing of notices,
(e)  to investigate contraventions of this Act and assist in the prosecution of offences,
(f)  to attend coronial inquests in relation to work-related deaths and examine witnesses.