Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

13.45 Additional emergency management requirements

(1)

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:

(a)

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

(b)

chemicals for neutralising or decontaminating spills and absorbent materials.

(2)

A PCBU who contravenes this regulation 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.