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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 25 June 2019 at 21:31)
297 Immediate suspension
(1) An inspector may, by notice served on the holder of a certificate of competency, immediately suspend the certificate for a period of up to 10 days if the inspector has a reasonable concern about:(a) the competency of the holder to do work of the kind authorised by the certificate, or(b) the reliability of the holder to do work of the kind authorised by the certificate without endangering the health or safety of the holder or any other person.(2) The notice of suspension:(a) must be in writing, and(b) must give reasons for the suspension, and(c) must specify the period for which the certificate is suspended, and(d) must state that the holder of the certificate may object to the suspension by providing WorkCover with reasons why the suspension should not be maintained for that period.(3) WorkCover must immediately terminate the suspension and give written notice to the holder of the certificate of that fact if, after considering any objection by the holder, WorkCover is satisfied that the suspension should not be maintained.