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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 6 December 2019 at 10:06)
Duty to train workers about asbestos
In addition to the training required by Division 1 of Part 3.2, a person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure that workers engaged by the person, whom the person reasonably believes may be involved in asbestos removal work or in the carrying out of asbestos-related work, are trained in the identification and safe handling of, and suitable control measures for, asbestos and ACM.Maximum penalty—in the case of an individual—$6,000, orin the case of a body corporate—$30,000.This clause does not apply in relation to a worker referred to in clause 460.The person must ensure that a record is kept of the training undertaken by the worker—while the worker is carrying out the work, andfor 5 years after the day the worker ceases working for the person.Maximum penalty—in the case of an individual—$1,250, orin the case of a body corporate—$6,000.The person must keep the record available for inspection under the Act.Maximum penalty—in the case of an individual—$1,250, orin the case of a body corporate—$6,000.