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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 16 September 2019 at 22:22)
(1) The person with management or control of a lift at a workplace (including a person with management or control of maintenance of a lift) must ensure that:(a) if there is a risk of a person falling down a lift well:(i) secure barriers are provided to prevent access to openings into the lift well by someone other than a person who is performing work in the lift well, and(ii) secure working platforms or equivalent arrangements are provided for a person who is working in the lift well to prevent a fall from height, and(b) if there is a risk to a person working in a lift well from objects falling onto that person—a secure barrier is provided to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, falling objects from striking the person or otherwise causing a risk.Maximum penalty:(a) in the case of an individual—$3,600, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.(2) The person must ensure that there is a safe means of entry to and exit from the base of the lift well.Maximum penalty:(a) in the case of an individual—$3,600, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.(3) The person must ensure that there is fixed, in a prominent place in the lift, a sign that states the safe working load specified in the design of the lift.Maximum penalty:(a) in the case of an individual—$3,600, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.