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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 5 July 2020 at 05:12)
445 Duty to train workers about asbestos
(1) 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—(a) in the case of an individual—70 penalty units, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—345 penalty units.(2) This clause does not apply in relation to a worker referred to in clause 460.(3) The person must ensure that a record is kept of the training undertaken by the worker—(a) while the worker is carrying out the work, and(b) for 5 years after the day the worker ceases working for the person.Maximum penalty—(a) in the case of an individual—15 penalty units, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—70 penalty units.(4) The person must keep the record available for inspection under the Act.Maximum penalty—(a) in the case of an individual—15 penalty units, or(b) in the case of a body corporate—70 penalty units.