Work Health and Safety Amendment Regulation 2015 (No. 1)

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Work Health and Safety Amendment Regulation 2015 (No. 1)
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 97, 2015
I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.
Dated 25 June 2015
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Luke Hartsuyker
Assistant Minister for Employment
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name................................................................................................... 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011                                                            2
 
1  Name
                   This is the Work Health and Safety Amendment Regulation 2015 (No. 1).
2  Commencement
             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.
 
Commencement information

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1.  The whole of this instrument
The day after this instrument is registered.
 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.
             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.
3  Authority
                   This instrument is made under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
4  Schedules
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011
1  Subregulation 5(1) (definition of airborne contaminant)
Omit “microorganisms”, substitute “micro‑organisms”.
2  Subregulation 5(1) (definition of amusement device)
Omit “passengers travel on, around or along”, substitute “passengers or other users travel or move on, around or along”.
3  Subregulation 5(1) (definition of appropriate training in underwater medicine)
Repeal the definition.
4  Subregulation 5(1) (subparagraph (d)(ii) of the definition of boiler)
Omit “or”.
5  Subregulation 5(1) (at the end of paragraph (d) of the definition of boiler)
Add:
                            (iii)  AMBSC Part 3—Australian Miniature Boiler Safety Committee Code for Sub‑Miniature Boilers;
                            (iv)  AMBSC Part 4—Australian Miniature Boiler Safety Committee Code for Duplex Steel Boilers; or
6  Subregulation 5(1) (paragraph (e) of the definition of boiler)
Omit “Schedule 3”, substitute “Schedules 3 and 4”.
7  Subregulation 5(1)
Insert:
combustible dust means finely divided solid particles (including dust, fibres or flyings) that are:
                     (a)  suspended in air or settle out of the atmosphere under their own weight; and
                     (b)  able to burn or glow in air; and
                     (c)  able to form an explosive mixture with air at atmospheric pressure and normal temperature.
8  Subregulation 5(1) (definition of combustible liquid)
Repeal the definition.
9  Subregulation 5(1) (paragraphs (c) and (d) of the definition of competent person)
Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:
                     (c)  for a major inspection of a mobile crane or a tower crane under regulation 235—see regulation 235; and
                     (d)  for inspection of amusement devices and passenger ropeways under regulation 241—see regulation 241; and
10  Subregulation 5(1) (definition of concrete placement unit with delivery boom)
Repeal the definition.
11  Subregulation 5(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of gantry crane)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                     (a)  consists of a bridge beam or beams supported at one or both ends by legs mounted to end carriages; and
12  Subregulation 5(1) (definition of hazardous area)
Repeal the definition, substitute:
hazardous area means an area in which:
                     (a)  an explosive gas is present in the atmosphere in a quantity that requires special precautions to be taken for the construction, installation and use of plant; or
                     (b)  a combustible dust is present, or could reasonably be expected to be present, in the atmosphere in a quantity that requires special precautions to be taken for the construction, installation and use of plant.
13  Subregulation 5(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of incidental diving work)
Omit “diving; and”, substitute “diving.”.
14  Subregulation 5(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of incidental diving work)
Repeal the paragraph.
15  Subregulation 5(1)
Insert:
inflatable device (continuously blown) means an amusement device that is an inflatable device that relies on a continuous supply of air pressure to maintain its shape.
passenger ropeway means a powered ropeway used for transporting, in a horizontal or inclined plane, passengers moved by a carrier that is:
                     (a)  attached to or supported by a moving rope; or
                     (b)  attached to a moving rope but supported by a standing rope or other overhead structure;
including, in relation to the powered ropeway, the prime mover, any associated transmission machinery and any supporting structure and equipment, but does not include any of the following:
                     (c)  a cog railway;
                     (d)  a cable car running on rails;
                     (e)  a flying fox or similar device;
                      (f)  an elevating system for vehicles or boat style carriers associated with amusement devices.
Note:       An example of a system covered by paragraph (f) is an elevating system for a log ride or boat flume ride.
platform height, in relation to an inflatable device (continuously blown), means the height of the highest part of the device designed to support persons using it (the platform), as measured from the surface supporting the device to the top surface of the platform when the device is inflated but unloaded.
16  Subregulation 5(1)
Insert:
primary emergency service organisation means an organisation that is a primary emergency service organisation in accordance with regulations made under a corresponding WHS law.
17  Subregulation 5(1) (definition of primary emergency services organisation)
Repeal the definition.
18  Subregulation 5(1) (definition of safe oxygen level)
Omit “content in air”, substitute “content of air”.
19  Subregulation 5(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of specified VET course)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                     (b)  in relation to Class A asbestos removal work—the VET course Remove friable asbestos; or
20  Subregulation 5(1) (at the end of the definition of specified VET course)
Add:
               ; or (f)  in relation to high risk work—the relevant VET course specified in Schedule 4.
21  Subregulation 21(2)
Omit “all relevant matters”, substitute “any relevant matters”.
22  At the end of paragraph 21(2)(a)
Add “and”.
23  Subregulation 25(3)
Omit “must have regard to all”, substitute “may have regard to any”.
24  At the end of paragraph 25(3)(a)
Add “and”.
25  Subregulation 43(3)
Omit “consider”, substitute “have regard to”.
26  Subregulation 82(1)
Repeal the subregulation, substitute:
             (1)  A person who carries out high risk work is not required to be licensed to carry out the work if the work is carried out:
                     (a)  in the course of training towards a certification in order to be licensed to carry out the high risk work; and
                     (b)  under the supervision of a person who is licensed to carry out the high risk work.
          (1A)  A person who holds a certification in relation to a specified VET course for high risk work is not required to be licensed to carry out the work:
                     (a)  for 60 days after the certification is issued; and
                     (b)  if the person applies for the relevant high risk work licence within that 60 day period, until:
                              (i)  the person is granted the licence; or
                             (ii)  the expiry of 28 days after the person is given written notice under subregulation 91(2) of a decision to refuse to grant the licence.
          (1B)  A person who carries out high risk work is not required to be licensed to carry out the work if the work is carried out while an accredited assessor is conducting an assessment of the person’s competency in relation to the work.
27  Subregulation 82(3)
Omit “moving does not include loading plant onto, or unloading plant from, the vehicle or equipment used to move the plant”, substitute “moving includes operating the plant in order to load the plant onto, or unload it from, a vehicle or equipment used to move it”.
28  Subregulation 84(1)
Omit “regulation 82(1)(a)”, substitute “subregulation 82(1)”.
29  Subregulation 84(1)
After “subregulation (2)”, insert “of this regulation”.
30  Subregulation 85(2)
Omit all the words from and including “referred to in subregulation 82(1)” to and including “paragraph 82(1)(b)”, substitute “in the circumstances referred to in subregulation 82(1) unless the person sees written evidence provided by the worker that the worker is undertaking the course of training referred to in paragraph 82(1)(a)”.
31  After subregulation 85(2)
Insert:
          (2A)  A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must not direct or allow a worker to carry out high risk work in the circumstances referred to in subregulation 82(1A) unless the person sees written evidence provided by the worker that the worker:
                     (a)  in the circumstances referred to in paragraph 82(1A)(a)—holds a certification referred to in subregulation 82(1A); and
                     (b)  in the circumstances referred to in paragraph 82(1A)(b):
                              (i)  holds a certification referred to in subregulation 82(1A); and
                             (ii)  has applied for the relevant licence within the period referred to in paragraph 82(1A)(b).
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$3 600.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$18 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
32  Subregulation 85(3)
Omit “paragraph 82(1)(a)”, substitute “subregulation 82(1)”.
33  Subregulation 85(4)
Omit “the written evidence given to the person”, substitute “a record of the written evidence provided”.
34  Paragraph 87(2)(b)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                     (b)  a photograph of the applicant in the form required by the regulator;
35  Subparagraph 87(2)(f)(i)
Omit “VET course, or each of the VET courses, set out in Schedule 4 in relation to the high risk licence”, substitute “specified VET course, or each of the specified VET courses, for the high risk work licence”.
36  After regulation 91
Insert:
91A  Conditions of licence
             (1)  The regulator may impose any conditions it considers appropriate on a high risk work licence.
             (2)  Without limiting subregulation (1), the regulator may impose conditions in relation to one or more of the following:
                     (a)  control measures that must be implemented in relation to the carrying out of work or activities under the licence;
                     (b)  the circumstances in which work or activities authorised by the licence may be carried out.
             (3)  The regulator must give the licence holder written notice of any conditions imposed on the licence.
Note 1:       A person must comply with the conditions of a licence (see section 45 of the Act).
Note 2:       A decision to impose a condition on a licence is a reviewable decision (see regulation 676).
37  Paragraph 93(2)(b)
Omit “recent”.
38  Paragraphs 101(2)(b) and (c)
Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:
                     (b)  if required by the regulator, a photograph of the applicant in the form required by the regulator;
                     (c)  any other evidence of the applicant’s identity required by the regulator;
39  Paragraph 104(1)(b)
Omit “90 and 92 apply as if a reference in regulation 89”, substitute “90, 91A and 92 apply as if a reference in those regulations”.
40  After paragraph 106(1)(a)
Insert:
                   (ab)  the licence holder has failed to comply with a condition of the licence;
41  After subregulation 106(2) (before the note)
Insert:
             (3)  If the regulator suspends a licence, the regulator may vary the conditions of the licence, including by imposing different or additional conditions.
             (4)  A variation of conditions under subregulation (3) takes effect when the suspension of the licence ends.
42  Regulation 106 (note)
After “Note”, insert “1”.
43  At the end of regulation 106
Add:
Note 2:       A variation of licence conditions is a reviewable decision (see regulation 676).
44  Regulation 108
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
108  Notice to and submissions by licence holder
             (1)  Before suspending or cancelling a high risk work licence, the regulator must give the licence holder a written notice of:
                     (a)  the proposed suspension or cancellation; and
                     (b)  any proposed disqualification; and
                     (c)  any proposed variation of licence conditions.
             (2)  A notice under subregulation (1) must:
                     (a)  outline all relevant allegations, facts and circumstances known to the regulator; and
                     (b)  advise the licence holder that the licence holder may, by a specified date (being not less than 28 days after giving the notice), make a submission in relation to the proposed suspension or cancellation, any proposed disqualification and any proposed variation of licence conditions.
45  At the end of paragraph 109(2)(b)
Add:
                             (v)  if licence conditions are to be varied—the variation; and
                            (vi)  if licence conditions are to be varied—that the variation will take effect when the suspension ends; and
46  Regulation 152
Omit “generate,”.
47  Subregulation 158(2) (note)
After “in certain circumstances,”, insert “in relation”.
48  Subparagraph 161(4)(a)(ii)
After “rescue”, insert “and resuscitate”.
49  Regulation 167
Omit “carrying out”, substitute “conducting”.
50  Paragraph 169(a)
Omit “appropriate”.
51  Regulation 171
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
171  Competence of worker—general diving work—general qualifications
             (1)  A person must not carry out any type of general diving work unless the person holds a certificate for general diving work, issued by a training organisation, that demonstrates that the person has acquired the relevant competencies for that type of general diving work.
             (2)  This regulation does not apply in relation to incidental diving work or limited scientific diving work.
             (3)  In subregulation (1), relevant competencies means the competencies specified in Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 4005.2:2000 (Training and certification of recreational divers) or Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2815 (Training and certification of occupational divers) that are relevant to the type of general diving work to which subregulation (1) applies.
Note:          See section 44 of the Act.
171A  Competence of worker—general diving work—additional knowledge and skill
             (1)  In addition to regulation 171, a person must not carry out general diving work unless the person has, through training, qualification or experience, acquired sound knowledge and skill in relation to the following:
                     (a)  the application of diving physics;
                     (b)  the use, inspection and maintenance of diving equipment (including emergency equipment) and air supply of the type to be used in the proposed general diving work;
                     (c)  the use of decompression tables or dive computers;
                     (d)  dive planning;
                     (e)  ways of communicating with another diver and with persons at the surface during general diving work;
                      (f)  how to safely carry out general diving work of the type proposed to be carried out;
                     (g)  diving physiology, emergency procedures and first aid.
Note:          See section 44 of the Act.
             (2)  This regulation does not apply in relation to incidental diving work or limited scientific diving work.
52  Subregulation 172(1)
Omit all the words after “diving work”, substitute:
unless the person:
                     (a)  has the knowledge and skill referred to in regulation 171A; and
                     (b)  has relevant diving experience; and
                     (c)  is accompanied and supervised in the water by a person who has the competencies referred to in regulation 171.
Note:          See section 44 of the Act.
53  Paragraph 173(1)(a)
Omit “paragraph 171(b)”, substitute “regulation 171A”.
54  Paragraph 174(a)
Omit “paragraph 171(a)”, substitute “regulation 171”.
55  Subregulation 175(2)
Omit “conducting as”, substitute “conducting a”.
56  Subregulation 215(1)
Omit “conducting a business or undertaking”.
57  Regulation 217
Repeal the regulation.
58  Subregulations 235(2) to (5)
Repeal the subregulations, substitute:
             (2)  The person must ensure that a major inspection of the crane is carried out by, or under the supervision of, a competent person:
                     (a)  at the end of the design life recommended by the manufacturer for the crane; or
                     (b)  if there are no manufacturer’s recommendations—in accordance with the recommendations of a competent person; or
                     (c)  if it is not reasonably practicable to comply with paragraph (a) or (b)—every 10 years from the date that the crane was first commissioned or first registered, whichever occurred first.
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$3 600.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$18 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
             (3)  A major inspection carried out under and in accordance with an equivalent provision of a corresponding WHS law is taken to be a major inspection for the purposes of this regulation.
             (4)  In this regulation, a competent person is a person who:
                     (a)  complies with both of the following:
                              (i)  has acquired through training, qualification or experience the knowledge and skills to carry out a major inspection of the plant;
                             (ii)  is registered under a law that provides for the registration of professional engineers; or
                     (b)  is determined by the regulator to be a competent person.
             (5)  The regulator may, on the application of a person, make a determination in relation to the person for the purposes of paragraph (4)(b) if the regulator considers that exceptional circumstances exist.
             (6)  In this regulation, major inspection means:
                     (a)  an examination of all critical components of the crane, if necessary by stripping down the crane and removing paint, grease and corrosion to allow a thorough examination of each critical component; and
                     (b)  a check of the effective and safe operation of the crane.
59  Regulations 238 to 241
Repeal the regulations, substitute:
238  Operation of amusement devices and passenger ropeways
             (1)  The person with management or control of an amusement device or passenger ropeway at a workplace must ensure that the device or ropeway is operated only by a person who has been provided with instruction and training in its proper operation.
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$6 000.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$30 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
             (2)  The person with management or control of an amusement device or passenger ropeway at a workplace must ensure that:
                     (a)  the amusement device or passenger ropeway is checked before it is operated on each day on which it is to be operated; and
                     (b)  the amusement device or passenger ropeway is operated without passengers before it is operated with passengers on each day on which it is to be operated; and
                     (c)  the daily checks and operation of the amusement device or passenger ropeway without passengers are properly and accurately recorded in a log book for the device or ropeway.
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$6 000.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$30 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
239  Storage of amusement devices and passenger ropeways
             (1)  The person with management or control of an amusement device or passenger ropeway at a workplace must ensure that the device or ropeway is stored so as to be without risk to health and safety.
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$3 600.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$18 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
             (2)  The person with management or control of an amusement device or passenger ropeway at a workplace must ensure that a person who stores the device or ropeway is a competent person or is under the supervision of a competent person.
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$3 600.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$18 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
240  Maintenance, inspection and testing of amusement devices and passenger ropeways
             (1)  The person with management or control of an amusement device or passenger ropeway at a workplace must ensure that the maintenance, inspection and, if necessary, testing of the device or ropeway is carried out:
                     (a)  by a competent person; and
                     (b)  in accordance with:
                              (i)  the recommendations of the designer or manufacturer or designer and manufacturer; or
                             (ii)  if a maintenance manual for the device or ropeway has been prepared by a competent person, the requirements of the maintenance manual.
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$6 000.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$30 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
             (2)  A person is not a competent person to carry out a detailed inspection of an amusement device or passenger ropeway that includes an electrical installation unless the person is qualified, or is assisted by a person who is qualified, to inspect electrical installations.
241  Annual inspection of amusement devices and passenger ropeways
             (1)  The person with management or control of an amusement device or passenger ropeway at a workplace must ensure that a detailed inspection of the device or ropeway is carried out at least once every 12 months by a competent person.
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$6 000.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$30 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
             (2)  An annual inspection must include the following:
                     (a)  a check of information about the operational history of the amusement device or passenger ropeway since the last detailed inspection;
                     (b)  a check of the log book for the amusement device or passenger ropeway;
                     (c)  a check that maintenance and inspections of the amusement device or passenger ropeway have been undertaken under regulation 240;
                     (d)  a check that any required tests have been carried out, and that appropriate records have been maintained;
                     (e)  a detailed inspection of the amusement device or passenger ropeway to ensure compliance with the Act and these Regulations (including a specific inspection of the critical components of the amusement device or passenger ropeway).
             (3)  The regulator may extend the date for an inspection by up to 35 days if an inspection is scheduled to coincide with the same event each year.
             (4)  If the date is extended under subregulation (3), the new date is the date from which future annual inspections of the amusement device or passenger ropeway are determined.
             (5)  In this regulation, a competent person is a person who:
                     (a)  in the case of an inflatable device (continuously blown) with a platform height less than 9 metres—has acquired through training, qualification or experience the knowledge and skills to inspect the device; or
                     (b)  in the case of any other amusement device or a passenger ropeway:
                              (i)  has acquired through training, qualification or experience the knowledge and skills to inspect the plant; and
                             (ii)  is registered under a law that provides for the registration of professional engineers; or
                     (c)  in the case of any amusement device or passenger ropeway—is determined by the regulator to be a competent person.
             (6)  The regulator may, on the application of a person, make a determination in relation to the person for the purposes of paragraph (5)(c) if the regulator considers that exceptional circumstances exist.
             (7)  An annual inspection carried out under and in accordance with an equivalent provision of a corresponding WHS law is taken to be an annual inspection for the purposes of this regulation.
60  Regulation 242 (heading)
Repeal the heading, substitute:
242  Log book and manuals for amusement devices
61  At the end of regulation 244
Add:
             (3)  This regulation does not apply in relation to a tower crane or a gantry crane if:
                     (a)  the crane is relocated for use in a different workplace; and
                     (b)  the design of the supporting structure or foundations of the crane is altered in accordance with a site‑specific design prepared for the purpose of the safe operation of the crane at the new location; and
                     (c)  the design of the crane is not altered in any other way.
62  Subregulations 252(2) and (3)
Repeal the subregulations, substitute:
             (2)  Despite subregulation (1), a person is not eligible to be a design verifier for the design of an item of plant if the person was involved in the production of the design.
63  Paragraph 266(2)(f)
Repeal the paragraph.
64  At the end of Part 5.3
Add:
Division 6—Cancellation of registration
288A  Application of Division
                   This Division applies to:
                     (a)  the registration of a design of an item of plant; and
                     (b)  the registration of an item of plant.
288B  Regulator may cancel registration
                   The regulator may cancel a registration if satisfied that:
                     (a)  the registration holder, in applying for the registration:
                              (i)  gave information that was false or misleading in a material particular; or
                             (ii)  failed to give any material information that should have been given; or
                     (b)  the design of the item of plant, or the item of plant (as applicable), is unsafe.
Note:          A decision to cancel a registration is a reviewable decision (see regulation 676).
288C  Cancellation process
             (1)  Before cancelling a registration, the regulator must give the registration holder written notice:
                     (a)  setting out the proposal to cancel the registration and the reasons for it; and
                     (b)  advising the registration holder that the registration holder may make a submission to the regulator in relation to the proposed cancellation within a specified period (being not less than 28 days from the date of the notice).
             (2)  After the date specified in a notice under subregulation (1), the regulator must:
                     (a)  if the registration holder has made a submission in relation to the proposed cancellation—consider that submission; and
                     (b)  whether or not the registration holder has made a submission, decide:
                              (i)  to cancel the registration; or
                             (ii)  not to cancel the registration; and
                     (c)  within 14 days after making that decision, give the registration holder written notice that:
                              (i)  states whether or not the registration is cancelled; and
                             (ii)  if a submission was made in relation to the proposed cancellation—sets out the regulator’s reasons for cancelling the registration; and
                            (iii)  specifies the date on which the cancellation, if any, takes effect.
Note:          A decision to cancel a registration is a reviewable decision (see regulation 676).
288D  Registration holder to return registration document
                   A registration holder who receives a cancellation notice under regulation 288C must return the registration document to the regulator at the written request of the regulator within the time specified in the request.
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$1 250.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$6 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
65  Regulation 318
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
318  Recognition of general construction induction training cards issued in other jurisdictions
             (1)  In this Part (other than Division 2), a reference to a general construction induction training card includes a reference to a similar card issued under a corresponding WHS law.
             (2)  Subregulation (1) does not apply to a card that is cancelled in the corresponding jurisdiction.
66  Paragraph 319(5)(b)
Omit “(2)(b)(ii)”, substitute “(3)(b)(ii)”.
67  At the end of subregulation 342(2)
Add:
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$6 000.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$30 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
68  Paragraph 348(2)(b)
Omit “earlier); and”, substitute “earlier).”.
69  Paragraph 348(2)(c)
Repeal the paragraph.
70  Paragraph 359(1)(b)
Omit “primary emergency services organisation”, substitute “primary emergency service organisation”.
71  Subregulation 416(2)
After “experience in health”, insert “monitoring within 7 days after the day the worker”.
72  At the end of subregulations 418(1) and (2)
Add:
Penalty:
                     (a)  In the case of an individual—$1 250.
                     (b)  In the case of a body corporate—$6 000.
Note:          Section 12F of the Act provides that strict liability applies to each physical element of each offence under the Act, unless otherwise stated. The reference in section 12F of the Act includes these Regulations.
73  Subregulation 418(3) (penalty)
Repeal the penalty.
74  Subregulation 418(3) (note)
Repeal the note.
75  Regulation 421
Before “This”, insert “(1)”.
76  At the end of regulation 421
Add:
             (2)  Regulations 425, 426, 427, 428, 429 and 430 do not apply to any part of domestic premises that is used only for residential purposes.
77  Paragraph 547(1)(c)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                     (c)  in relation to which the regulator:
                              (i)  has not conducted an inquiry under this Division; or
                             (ii)  on conducting an inquiry, has not determined the facility or proposed facility to be a major hazard facility under regulation 541.
78  Subregulation 676(1) (after table item 2)
Insert:
 
2A
91A—Imposition of a condition when granting licence
Applicant

2B
91A—Imposition of a condition when renewing licence
Applicant

79  Subregulation 676(1) (table item 3, column headed “Eligible person in relation to reviewable decision”)
Omit “Applicant”, substitute “Licence holder”.
80  Subregulation 676(1) (after table item 7)
Insert:
 
7A
106—Variation of licence conditions
Licence holder
81  Subregulation 676(1) (after table item 27)
Insert:
 
27A
288B—Decision to cancel registration
Registration holder
The person with management or control of the item of plant
82  Subregulation 676(1) (table item 41, column headed “Eligible person in relation to reviewable decision”)
Omit “Applicant”, substitute “Licence holder”.
83  Subregulation 689(2)
Omit “(1)(c)”, substitute “(1)(d)”.
84  Paragraph 700(a)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                     (a)  a recent photograph of the inspector in the form specified by the regulator;
85  Schedule 3 (table 3.1, items 15 to 18)
Repeal the table items, substitute:
 
15
Slewing mobile crane—with a capacity up to 20 tonnes
Use of a slewing mobile crane with a capacity of 20 tonnes or less
Use of a vehicle loading crane with a capacity of 10 metre tonnes or more, excluding the application of load estimation and slinging techniques to move a load
Use of a non‑slewing mobile crane with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes
Use of a reach stacker

16
Slewing mobile crane—with a capacity up to 60 tonnes
Use of a slewing mobile crane with a capacity of 60 tonnes or less
Use of a vehicle loading crane with a capacity of 10 metre tonnes or more, excluding the application of load estimation and slinging techniques to move a load
Use of a non‑slewing mobile crane with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes
Use of a reach stacker

17
Slewing mobile crane—with a capacity up to 100 tonnes
Use of a slewing mobile crane with a capacity of 100 tonnes or less
Use of a vehicle loading crane with a capacity of 10 metre tonnes or more, excluding the application of load estimation and slinging techniques to move a load
Use of a non‑slewing mobile crane with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes
Use of a reach stacker

18
Slewing mobile crane—with a capacity over 100 tonnes
Use of a slewing mobile crane with a capacity of over 100 tonnes
Use of a vehicle loading crane with a capacity of 10 metre tonnes or more, excluding the application of load estimation and slinging techniques to move a load
Use of a non‑slewing mobile crane with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes
Use of a reach stacker

86  Subclause 1.2 of Schedule 5
Omit “Section 1.1”, substitute “Section 1”.
87  After subclause 1.8 of Schedule 5
Insert:
         1.8A  Passenger ropeways
88  Subclause 1.9 of Schedule 5
Omit “placement units with delivery booms”, substitute “placing booms”.
89  Subclause 1.10 of Schedule 5
Omit “and prefabricated formwork”.
90  After paragraph 2.1(a) of Schedule 5
Insert:
                   (ab)  any pressure equipment (other than a gas cylinder) excluded from the scope of Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1200:2000 (Pressure equipment); or
Note:       See section A1 of Appendix A to the Standard.
91  After paragraph 2.1(b) of Schedule 5
Insert:
                   (ba)  a reach stacker; or
92  Paragraphs 2.2(e) and (f) of Schedule 5
Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:
                     (e)  inflatable devices, other than inflatable devices (continuously blown) with a platform height of 3 metres or more.
93  Subclause 3.7 of Schedule 5
Omit “placement units with delivery booms”, substitute “placing booms”.
94  Subclause 4.1 of Schedule 5
Repeal the subclause, substitute:
            4.1  The items of plant listed in clause 3 do not include:
                     (a)  any pressure equipment (other than a gas cylinder) excluded from the scope of AS/NZS 1200:2000 (Pressure equipment); or
Note:       See section A1 of Appendix A to AS/NZS 1200:2000.
                     (b)  a crane or hoist that is manually powered; or
                     (c)  a reach stacker.
95  Paragraphs 4.2(e) and (f) of Schedule 5
Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:
                     (e)  inflatable devices, other than inflatable devices (continuously blown) with a platform height of 3 metres or more.
96  Schedule 6 (table 6.1, subheading “Skin sensitiser”)
Repeal the subheading, substitute:
Skin sensitiser Category 1
97  Schedule 6 (table 6.1, subheading “Respiratory sensitiser”)
Repeal the subheading, substitute:
Respiratory sensitiser Category 1
98  Schedule 10 (table 10.3, cell at item 10, column headed “Restricted use”)
Repeal the cell, substitute:
For abrasive blasting at a concentration of greater than 1%
99  Clause 1 of Schedule 15
Repeal the following definitions:
                     (a)  LD50 (median lethal dose) for acute oral toxicity;
                     (b)  LD50 for acute dermal toxicity;
                     (c)  LC50 for acute toxicity on inhalation.
100  Subclause 5(1) of Schedule 15
After “UN number listed”, insert “in table 15.1”.
101  Schedule 15 (table 15.3)
Repeal the table, substitute:
 
15.3—Criteria for toxicity

Item
Description
Oral Toxicity1
LD50 (mg/kg)
Dermal Toxicity2
LD50 (mg/kg)
Inhalation Toxicity3
LC50 (mg/L)

1
Very Toxic
LD50 ≤ 5
LD50 ≤ 40
LC50 ≤ 0.5

2
Toxic
5 < LD50 ≤ 50
40