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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 26 August 2019 at 04:14)
74 Emergencies—particular risk control measures
(1) An employer must, when persons are inside a confined space, ensure that emergency equipment (including rescue and first aid equipment) appropriate for the particular circumstances in which the persons are inside the space is provided.(2) An employer must ensure that emergency procedures are planned, established and rehearsed in relation to the presence of persons in a confined space.(3) An employer must ensure that:(a) openings for entry to and egress from a confined space are of adequate size to permit the rescue of all persons who may be in the space, and(b) openings are not obstructed by fittings or equipment that could impede the rescue of persons or, alternatively, if this cannot be done, that another suitable means of rescue is provided.Maximum penalty: Level 4.