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Contents (2011 - 674)
Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 15 December 2017 at 05:42)
Chapter 3 Part 3.2 Division 3
Division 3 First aid
42   Duty to provide first aid
(1)  A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must ensure:
(a)  the provision of first aid equipment for the workplace, and
(b)  that each worker at the workplace has access to the equipment, and
(c)  access to facilities for the administration of first aid.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(2)  A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must ensure that:
(a)  an adequate number of workers are trained to administer first aid at the workplace, or
(b)  workers have access to an adequate number of other persons who have been trained to administer first aid.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(3)  For the purposes of this clause, the person conducting the business or undertaking must have regard to all relevant matters, including the following:
(a)  the nature of the work being carried out at the workplace,
(b)  the nature of the hazards at the workplace,
(c)  the size and location of the workplace,
(d)  the number and composition of the workers and other persons at the workplace.