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Contents (2011 - 674)
Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 22 November 2017 at 20:07)
48   Remote or isolated work
(1)  A person conducting a business or undertaking must manage risks to the health and safety of a worker associated with remote or isolated work, in accordance with Part 3.1.
Note.
 WHS Act—section 19 (see clause 9).
(2)  In minimising risks to the health and safety of a worker associated with remote or isolated work, a person conducting a business or undertaking must provide a system of work that includes effective communication with the worker.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(3)  In this clause:
assistance includes rescue, medical assistance and the attendance of emergency service workers.
remote or isolated work, in relation to a worker, means work that is isolated from the assistance of other persons because of location, time or the nature of the work.