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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Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 17 September 2019 at 18:16)
Chapter 8 Part 8.9 Clause 483
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, and
(ii)  labelled in accordance with the GHS to indicate the presence of asbestos,
before being removed.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.