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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 23 September 2019 at 08:56)
339   Supplier to provide safety data sheets
(1)  The supplier of a hazardous chemical to a workplace must ensure that the current safety data sheet for the hazardous chemical is provided with the hazardous chemical:
(a)  when the hazardous chemical is first supplied to the workplace, and
(b)  if the safety data sheet for the hazardous chemical is amended—when the hazardous chemical is first supplied to the workplace after the safety data sheet is amended.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(2)  A hazardous chemical is taken to be first supplied to a workplace if the supply is the first supply of the hazardous chemical to the workplace for 5 years.
(3)  The supplier of a hazardous chemical to a workplace must ensure that the current safety data sheet for the hazardous chemical is provided to a person at the workplace if the person asks for the safety data sheet.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(4)  This clause does not apply to a supplier of a hazardous chemical if:
(a)  the hazardous chemical is a consumer product, or
(b)  the supplier is a retailer.
Note.
 A manufacturer or importer is required to prepare a safety data sheet under clause 330.