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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 19 August 2019 at 22:01)
105 Manufacturer to provide information
(1) A manufacturer of plant must provide other persons who have responsibilities under this Regulation with all available information about the plant that is necessary to enable the other persons to fulfil their responsibilities with respect to the following:(a) identifying hazards,(b) assessing risks arising from those hazards,(c) eliminating or controlling those risks,(d) providing information.(2) In particular, a manufacturer of plant must ensure that a person supplying plant for use at work or plant affecting public safety is provided with:(a) the information provided to the manufacturer by the designer of the plant relating to the following:(i) the purpose for which the plant is designed,(ii) testing or inspections to be carried out on the plant,(iii) installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, inspection, cleaning, transport, storage and, if the plant is capable of being dismantled, dismantling of the plant,(iv) systems of work necessary for the safe use of the plant,(v) knowledge, training or skill necessary for persons undertaking testing and inspection of the plant,(vi) emergency procedures, and(b) any document relating to the testing and inspection of the plant.(3) A manufacturer of plant who supplies plant for use at work or plant affecting public safety must ensure that the information specified in subclause (2) is provided to the owner or purchaser of the plant.(4) If, after the supply of a particular item of plant, a fault is found in plant of the same kind that may affect health or safety, the manufacturer must take all reasonable steps to advise the owner of the particular item of plant of the fault and provide the owner with details as to what steps are required to rectify the fault.Maximum penalty: Level 4.