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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 26 June 2019 at 06:03)
34   Controller of premises to identify hazards
(1)  A controller of premises must identify any foreseeable hazard arising from the premises that has the potential to harm the health or safety of any person accessing, using or egressing from the premises.
(2)  Without limiting the generality of subclause (1), the controller must identify hazards arising from:
(a)  the layout and condition of the premises, including the presence of a confined space, and
(b)  the physical working environment, including the potential for:
(i)  people slipping, tripping or falling, and
(ii)  objects or structures falling on people, and
(c)  the presence of material containing asbestos.
(3)  A controller of premises must ensure that hazards are identified:
(a)  during any design of the premises, and
(b)  before the premises are provided for use as a place of work.
Maximum penalty: Level 4.