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Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 October 2017 at 14:53)
Schedule 1
Schedule 1 Application of Act to dangerous goods and high risk plant
1   
This Act applies to the storage and handling of dangerous goods even if the dangerous goods are not at a workplace or for use in carrying out work.
2   
For the purposes of clause 1:
(a)  a reference in this Act to carrying out work includes a reference to the storage or handling of dangerous goods, and
(b)  a reference in this Act to a workplace includes a reference to the premises at or in which the dangerous goods are stored or handled, and
(c)  a reference in this Act to work health and safety (however expressed) includes a reference to public health and safety.
3   
This Act applies to the operation or use of high risk plant, affecting public safety, even if the plant is not situated, operated or used at a workplace or for use in carrying out work.
4   
For the purposes of clause 3:
(a)  a reference in this Act to carrying out work includes a reference to the operation and use of high risk plant affecting public safety, and
(b)  a reference in this Act to a workplace includes a reference to any high risk plant affecting public safety and the premises at or in which the plant is situated or used, and
(c)  a reference in this Act to work health and safety (however expressed) includes a reference to public health and safety.
5   
The operation of this Schedule is subject to any exclusions or modifications prescribed by the regulations.
6   
In this Schedule:
dangerous goods means anything prescribed as dangerous goods.
high risk plant means plant prescribed as high risk plant.