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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 17 September 2019 at 18:16)
483 Decontamination facilities
(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking for which asbestos-related work is carried out must ensure that facilities are available to decontaminate the following:(a) the asbestos-related work area,(b) any plant used in the asbestos-related work area,(c) workers carrying out the asbestos-related work.Maximum penalty:(a) in the case of an individual—$6,000, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.(2) The person must ensure that nothing that is likely to be contaminated with asbestos is removed from the asbestos-related work area unless the thing:(a) is decontaminated before being removed, or(b) is sealed in a container, and the exterior of the container is:(i) decontaminated, andbefore being removed.(ii) labelled in accordance with the GHS to indicate the presence of asbestos,Maximum penalty:(a) in the case of an individual—$6,000, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.