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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 20:35)
Chapter 8 Part 8.7 Clause 460
460   Asbestos removal worker must be trained
(1)  A licensed asbestos removalist must not direct or allow a worker to carry out licensed asbestos removal work unless the removalist is satisfied that the worker holds a certification in relation to the specified VET course for asbestos removal relevant to the class of licensed asbestos removal work to be carried out by the worker.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(2)  A licensed asbestos removalist must provide appropriate training to a worker carrying out licensed asbestos removal work at a workplace to ensure that the work is carried out in accordance with the asbestos removal control plan for the workplace.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(3)  In this clause, appropriate training means training designed specifically for the workplace where the licensed asbestos removal work is carried out and the work to be carried out at the workplace.
Note.
 Unless this clause applies, the obligation to provide training to workers carrying out unlicensed asbestos removal work is set out in clause 445.