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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 18 June 2019 at 19:38)
Chapter 7 Part 7.4 Clause 194
194   Cyanide—particular risk control measures
An employer must ensure that any electroplating process involving cyanide complies with the following:
(a)  containers of corrosives involved in the process must be separated from any container of cyanide by at least one water rinse tank,
(b)  cyanide not being used in the process must be kept in containers that are stored in a manner that prevents them from coming into contact with a liquid,
(c)  containers of corrosives not directly involved in the process must not be kept in a storage area in which cyanide is kept,
(d)  a person is available to provide first aid in the case of cyanide poisoning and an emergency kit suitable for treating cyanide poisoning, together with an appropriate respirator, is provided in a suitable location for use by that person,
(e)  a notice with respect to the treatment of persons for cyanide poisoning is exhibited in a suitable location where cyanide is used or stored.
Maximum penalty: Level 3.