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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 21 November 2018 at 06:24)
107   Application for registration of plant design
(1)  A person may apply:
(a)  to WorkCover to register the design of plant specified in Part 1 of the Table to this clause, or
(b)  to the Department Head (Mining) to register the design of plant specified in Part 2 of the Table to this clause.
(2)  A person who applies for registration of a plant design must ensure that:
(a)  a competent person verifies and records in writing that:
(i)  in the case of plant specified in Part 1 of the Table to this clause—the design complies with relevant standards listed in Schedule 1 (Standards covering design and manufacture of plant), or
(ii)  in the case of plant specified in Part 2 of the Table to this clause—the design complies with the design and performance standards published in the Gazette by the Department Head (Mining), and
(b)  the design verifier does not have any involvement in the design being verified, and
(c)  the designer and the design verifier are not employed or engaged by the same person unless that person uses a quality system to undertake the design of items of plant that:
(i)  meets the requirements of AS/NZS/ISO 9001:1994 Quality systems—Model for quality assurance in design, development, production, installation and servicing, and
(ii)  has been certified by a body accredited or approved by the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand.
(3)  The application for registration of a plant design must be accompanied by the following:
(a)  a compliance statement, signed by the designer of the plant, stating that the designer has complied with the matters, specified in this Regulation, for which a designer of plant is responsible (unless the plant is listed under Part 2 of the Table to this clause and was manufactured before 23 December 2006, in the case of a coal workplace or was manufactured before 1 September 2008 in the case of a mining workplace that is a mine),
(b)  a verification statement for the purposes of subclause (2) that includes the name, business address and qualifications of the design verifier of the plant and, if applicable, the name and business address of any person employing the design verifier,
(c)  representational drawings of the plant design,
(d)  a fee in such amount as WorkCover or the Department Head (Mining), as the case requires, may determine as the appropriate amount to cover expenses in connection with the processing of applications for registration of plant designs,
(e)  any relevant statement of limitations of use.
Table
Part 1   General plant
Boilers and pressure vessels categorised as being of hazard level A, B, C or D according to the criteria in AS 4343—1999
Gas cylinders
Tower cranes
Gantry cranes with a rated capacity greater than 5 tonnes
Bridge cranes with a rated capacity greater than 10 tonnes
Gantry cranes and bridge cranes designed to handle molten metal or dangerous goods (within the meaning of the ADG Code)
Mobile cranes with a rated capacity greater than 10 tonnes
Boom-type elevating work platforms
Lifts (including escalators and moving walkways)
Building maintenance units
Hoists, with a platform movement in excess of 2.4 metres, designed to lift people
Work boxes suspended from cranes
Prefabricated scaffolding
Mast climbing work platforms
Vehicle hoists
Amusement devices (other than coin operated amusement devices) that are, or may be, operated otherwise than by manual power
Part 2   Mining specific plant
Diesel engine systems used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Powered winding systems used in a mining workplace or coal workplace
Booster fans used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Braking systems on plant used in underground transport in underground mines at a coal workplace
Canopies on continuous miners used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Portable or hand-held plant or items used to determine or monitor the presence of gases for the purposes of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002 and used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Breathing apparatus to assist escape from the underground parts of the coal operation (including self-rescuers) used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Shotfiring apparatus used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Detonators used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Explosive-powered tools used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Refuge chambers used in underground mines at a coal workplace
Conveyor belts used in underground mines at a coal workplace