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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 26 June 2019 at 06:36)
Chapter 8 Part 8.7 Clause 468
468   Person with management or control of workplace must inform persons about asbestos removal work
(1)  This clause applies if the person with management or control of a workplace is informed that asbestos removal work is to be carried out at the workplace.
(2)  The person must ensure that the following persons are informed that asbestos removal work is to be carried out at the workplace and when the work is to commence, before the work commences:
(a)  the person’s workers and any other persons at the workplace,
(b)  the person who commissioned the asbestos removal work.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(3)  The person must take all reasonable steps to ensure that the following persons are informed that asbestos removal work is to be carried out at the workplace and when the work is to commence, before the work commences:
(a)  anyone conducting a business or undertaking at, or in the immediate vicinity of, the workplace,
(b)  anyone occupying premises in the immediate vicinity of the workplace.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.