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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 20 February 2020 at 10:13)
216 Roll-over protection on tractors
(1) The person with management or control of a tractor at a workplace must ensure that the tractor is not used unless it is securely fitted with a roll-over protective structure.Maximum penalty—(a) in the case of an individual—$6,000, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.(2) If a tractor is used in a place that is too low for the tractor to work while it is fitted with a roll-over protective structure, the structure may be lowered or removed for the period during which the tractor is used in such a situation (but only if other measures to minimise the risk of roll-over are in place).(3) This clause does not apply if the tractor is—(a) installed in a fixed position, and in a manner which would no longer permit it to be used as powered mobile plant, or(b) a tractor with a mass of less than 560 kilograms or a mass of 15,000 kilograms or more, or(c) being used for a historical purpose or activity.(4) In this clause—historical purpose or activity, in relation to the use of a tractor, includes an activity ancillary to a historical activity.Examples.1Historical activity: a historical display, parade, demonstration or re-enactment.2Activity ancillary to a historical activity: restoring, maintaining, modifying or housing a tractor used, or to be used, for a historical activity.roll-over protective structure means a structure designed to protect a tractor operator from injury if the tractor rolls over in any direction.Note.Clauses 214 and 215 also apply to a tractor.