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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 10 December 2019 at 10:55)
77   Training
(1)  An employer must provide training for all persons who are required to work in or on a confined space in all relevant activities relating to entering and working in or on the confined space.
Maximum penalty: Level 4.
(2)  The training program must include instruction in the following:
(a)  the hazards of confined spaces,
(b)  risk assessment procedures,
(c)  risk control measures,
(d)  emergency procedures,
(e)  selection, use, fitting and maintenance of safety equipment.
Maximum penalty: Level 4.
(3)  Training must also be provided for persons who:
(a)  perform assessments in relation to the safety of confined spaces, and
(b)  issue entry permits for work in confined spaces, and
(c)  design and fix the layout of work places, and
(d)  manage or supervise (or both) persons working in or near confined spaces, including any contractor, and
(e)  maintain equipment used for and during entry to confined spaces, and
(f)  purchase, distribute, fit, wear or maintain personal protective equipment used in relation to the carrying out of work in confined spaces, and
(g)  are on stand-by in relation to work in confined spaces, and
(h)  are involved in rescue and first aid procedures in relation to work in confined spaces.
Maximum penalty: Level 4.
(4)  An employer must make a written record of:
(a)  the training provided, and
(b)  the persons to whom the training is provided.
Maximum penalty (subclause (4)): Level 3.