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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 7 December 2019 at 15:15)
Chapter 6 Part 6.3 Division 1
Division 1 General
297   Management of risks to health and safety
A person conducting a business or undertaking must manage risks associated with the carrying out of construction work in accordance with Part 3.1.
Note.
 WHS Act—section 19 (see clause 9).
298   Security of workplace
(1)  A person with management or control of a workplace at which construction work is carried out must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the workplace is secured from unauthorised access.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$3,600, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.
(2)  In complying with subclause (1), the person must have regard to all relevant matters, including—
(a)  risks to health and safety arising from unauthorised access to the workplace, and
(b)  the likelihood of unauthorised access occurring, and
Example.
 The proximity of the workplace to places frequented by children, including schools, parks and shopping precincts.
(c)  to the extent that unauthorised access to the workplace cannot be prevented—how to isolate hazards within the workplace.