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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 20 June 2019 at 09:13)
236   Lifts
(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.