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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 23:02)
Chapter 6 Part 6.5 Division 1
Division 1 General construction induction training requirements
316   Duty to provide general construction induction training
A person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure that general construction induction training is provided to a worker engaged by the person who is to carry out construction work, if the worker—
(a)  has not successfully completed general construction induction training, or
(b)  successfully completed general construction induction training more than 2 years previously and has not carried out construction work in the preceding 2 years.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$3,600, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.
317   Duty to ensure worker has been trained
(1)  A person conducting a business or undertaking must not direct or allow a worker to carry out construction work unless—
(a)  the worker has successfully completed general construction induction training, and
(b)  if the worker completed the training more than 2 years previously—the worker has carried out construction work in the preceding 2 years.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$3,600, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.
(2)  The person conducting the business or undertaking must ensure that—
(a)  the worker holds a general construction induction training card, or
(b)  if the worker has applied for but not yet been issued with a general construction induction training card, the worker holds a general construction induction training certification, issued within the preceding 60 days.
318   Recognition of general construction induction training cards issued in other jurisdictions
(1)  In this Part (other than Division 2), a reference to a general construction induction training card includes a reference to a similar card issued under a corresponding WHS law.
(2)  Subclause (1) does not apply to a card that is cancelled in the corresponding jurisdiction.