Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

Exposure standards and limits

13.17 Prohibition on use of class 6 substance in excess of tolerable exposure limit

(1)

A PCBU with management or control of work using a class 6 substance must ensure that it is not used in a manner that results in a concentration of the substance in an environmental medium that exceeds the tolerable exposure limit set for the medium.

(2)

This regulation does not apply to—

(a)

a substance that has a class 1 classification:

(b)

methyl bromide that is applied in accordance with regulation 14.39 or 14.43.

(3)

A PCBU who contravenes subclause (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $10,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $50,000.

Compare: SR 2001/117 r 27(1)