Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

13.45 Additional emergency management requirements


A PCBU with management or control of a workplace where class 6.1A, 6.1B, 6.1C, 8.2A, or 8.2B substances are present must ensure that either or both of following are readily available:


equipment and materials suitable for dealing with leaks and spills (whether major or minor), and clean-up equipment:


chemicals for neutralising or decontaminating spills and absorbent materials.


A PCBU who contravenes this regulation commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—


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


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