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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 22:12)
558   Safety management system
(1)  The operator of a determined major hazard facility must establish a safety management system for the operation of the major hazard facility, in accordance with this clause.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(2)  The operator of a determined major hazard facility must implement the safety management system for the major hazard facility, so far as is reasonably practicable.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(3)  The safety management system must—
(a)  provide a comprehensive and integrated system for the management of all aspects of risk control in relation to the occurrence and potential occurrence of major incidents at the major hazard facility, and
(b)  be designed to be used by the operator as the primary means of ensuring the safe operation of the major hazard facility.
(4)  The safety management system must—
(a)  be documented, and
(b)  state the operator’s safety policy, including the operator’s broad aims in relation to the safe operation of the major hazard facility, and
(c)  state the operator’s specific safety objectives and describe the systems and procedures that will be used to achieve those objectives, and
(d)  include the matters specified in Schedule 17, and
(e)  be readily accessible to persons who use it.