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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 20 September 2017 at 15:29)
Chapter 4 Part 4.1 Clause 59
59   Duties of designers, manufacturers, importers and suppliers of plant
(1)  A designer of plant must ensure that the plant is designed so that its noise emission is as low as is reasonably practicable.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(2)  A designer of plant must give to each person who is provided with the design for the purpose of giving effect to it adequate information about:
(a)  the noise emission values of the plant, and
(b)  the operating conditions of the plant when noise emission is to be measured, and
(c)  the methods the designer has used to measure the noise emission of the plant.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(3)  A manufacturer of plant must ensure that the plant is manufactured so that its noise emission is as low as is reasonably practicable.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(4)  A manufacturer of plant must give to each person to whom the manufacturer provides the plant adequate information about:
(a)  the noise emission values of the plant, and
(b)  the operating conditions of the plant when noise emission is to be measured, and
(c)  the methods the manufacturer has used to measure the noise emission of the plant.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(5)  An importer of plant must take all reasonable steps to:
(a)  obtain information about:
(i)  the noise emission values of the plant, and
(ii)  the operating conditions of the plant when noise emission is to be measured, and
(iii)  the methods the designer or manufacturer has used to measure the noise emission of the plant, and
(b)  give that information to any person to whom the importer supplies the plant.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(6)  A supplier of plant must take all reasonable steps to:
(a)  obtain the information the designer, manufacturer or importer is required to give a supplier under subclause (2), (4) or (5), and
(b)  give that information to any person to whom the supplier supplies the plant.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.