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Contents (2011 - 674)
Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 18 July 2018 at 16:43)
142   Notice of demolition work
(1)  Subject to subclause (4), a person conducting a business or undertaking who proposes to carry out any of the following demolition work must ensure that written notice is given to the regulator in accordance with this clause at least 5 days before the work commences:
(a)  demolition of a structure, or a part of a structure that is loadbearing or otherwise related to the physical integrity of the structure, that is at least 6 metres in height,
(b)  demolition work involving load shifting machinery on a suspended floor,
(c)  demolition work involving explosives.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$1,250, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$6,000.
 See section 268 of the Act for offences relating to the giving of false or misleading information under the Act or this Regulation.
(2)  The notice must be given in the manner and form required by the regulator.
(3)  Subclause (4) applies to an emergency service organisation in relation to demolition work carried out or proposed to be carried out by an emergency service worker at the direction of the emergency service organisation in responding to an emergency.
(4)  An emergency service organisation must give notice under subclause (1) as soon as practicable (whether before or after the work is carried out).
(5)  In this clause a reference to the height of a structure is a reference to the height of the structure measured from the lowest level of the ground immediately adjacent to the base of the structure at the point at which the height is to be measured to its highest point.