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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 18 June 2019 at 19:57)
Chapter 9 Part 9.5
Part 9.5 Consultation and workers’ safety role
574   Safety role for workers
(1)  The operator of a determined major hazard facility must, within the time specified in the safety case outline for the major hazard facility, implement a safety role for the workers at the major hazard facility that enables them to contribute to:
(a)  the identification of major incidents and major incident hazards under clause 554, and
(b)  the consideration of control measures in the conduct of the safety assessment under clause 555, and
(c)  the conduct of a review under clause 559.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(2)  The operator of a licensed major hazard facility must implement a safety role for workers at the facility so as to enable them to contribute to the conduct of a review under clause 569.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
575   Operator of major hazard facility must consult with workers
(1)  For the purposes of section 49 (f) of the Act, the operator of a determined major hazard facility must consult with workers at the major hazard facility in relation to the following:
(a)  the preparation of the safety case outline for the major hazard facility,
(b)  the preparation, testing and implementation of the major hazard facility’s emergency plan,
(c)  the establishment and implementation of the major hazard facility’s safety management system,
(d)  the conduct of a review under clause 559,
(e)  the implementation of the workers’ safety role under clause 574 (1),
(f)  the preparation and review of the major hazard facility’s safety case.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(2)  For the purposes of section 49 (f) of the Act, the operator of a licensed major hazard facility must consult with workers at the major hazard facility in relation to the following:
(a)  the testing and implementation of the major hazard facility’s emergency plan,
(b)  the implementation of the major hazard facility’s safety management system,
(c)  the conduct of a review under clause 569,
(d)  the implementation of the workers’ safety role under clause 574 (2),
(e)  a review of the major hazard facility’s safety case.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
Note.
 See section 49 of the Act for other consultation duties of a person conducting a business or undertaking.