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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 September 2017 at 03:45)
Part 6 Division 1 Clause 139
139   Contact with hands
(1)  A person who is involved in the preparation or handling of exposed substances:
(a)  must not have any unnecessary human contact with any such substance, and
(b)  must not handle any such substance with his or her fingers, but must use a suitable clean implement or disposable gloves to do so, and
(c)  must not touch his or her mouth, eye, ear, nose or scalp while handling any such substance, and
(d)  must not wipe his or her hands otherwise than with a clean towel, and
(e)  must not place, so that it can come into contact with any such substance, any ticket, label or other article that is unclean or liable to contaminate any such substance or that has been in contact with the person’s mouth, and
(f)  must not place in his or her pockets any implement or gloves to be used in preparing or handling any such substance.
(2)  A person who uses disposable gloves to handle an exposed substance must dispose of the gloves as soon as practicable.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.