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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 11:28)
379   Duty to provide supervision
(1)  A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must provide any supervision to a worker that is necessary to protect the worker from risks to the worker’s health and safety arising from the work if, at the workplace, the worker—
(a)  uses, handles, generates or stores a hazardous chemical, or
(b)  operates, tests, maintains, repairs or decommissions a storage or handling system for a hazardous chemical, or
(c)  is likely to be exposed to a hazardous chemical.
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 the supervision of the worker is suitable and adequate having regard to—
(a)  the nature of the risks associated with the hazardous chemical, and
(b)  the information, training and instruction required under clause 39.
 In addition, section 19(3)(f) of the Act requires the provision of information, training, instruction and supervision.