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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 20 February 2020 at 09:56)
Chapter 9 Part 9.4 Clause 567
567   Emergency plan
(1)  The operator of a licensed major hazard facility must keep a copy of the major hazard facility’s emergency plan prepared under clause 557 as revised under Part 9.3 and this Part at the facility.
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 must test the emergency plan in accordance with the recommendations made by the emergency service organisations referred to in clause 557(2).
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(3)  The operator must immediately implement the emergency plan if—
(a)  a major incident occurs in the course of the operation of the major hazard facility, or
(b)  an event occurs that could reasonably be expected to lead to a major incident.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
(4)  The operator must notify the regulator and the emergency service organisations referred to in clause 557(2) of the occurrence of an incident or event referred to in clause 557(3) as soon as practicable after the incident or event occurs.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—$3,600, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—$18,000.