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Regulations 1992 No.71 of 1992 Work Health (Occupational Health and Safety) Regulations



Regulations 1992 No.71 of 1992 Work Health (Occupational Health and Safety) Regulations

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Work Health (Occupational Health and Safety) Regulations 37. MONITORING OF WORKERS For the purposes of section 29(3) of the Act, all employers are prescribed employers and shall comply with a regulation that relates to a matter specified in that subsection. 38. ASSESSMENT OF RISK (1) An employer, in implementing these Regulations, shall ensure that appropriate measures are undertaken to identify, assess and control any risk to the health and safety of a worker and any other person who could be affected by work performed by the worker. (2) Without limiting subregulation (1), the identification and assessment of a risk under that subregulation shall be undertaken (a) before the introduction of any plant or substance for the first time at a workplace; (b) before work of a type not previously performed at a workplace is commenced; (c) when there is a change in the type of work, work practices or plant at a workplace that may result in an increased risk to the health and safety of a worker or other person at the workplace; or (d) when information becomes available concerning work, work practices, plant or substances at a workplace that may impact on the health and safety of a worker or other person at the workplace. (3) Where an assessment under subregulation (1) indicates that there is a significant risk to the health and safety of a worker or other person, steps to be taken to meet the requirements of these Regulations shall be identified. (4) An assessment under subregulation (1) shall be revised when there is evidence to indicate that it is no longer valid, or in any case, at intervals not longer than 4 5 years. (5) An employer shall keep a record of all assess ments made under this regulation -n (a) for a period of 30 years after the last review, where the assessment relates to exposure of a worker to a hazardous substance and the assessment indicates a requirement for health surveillance or for monitoring of a worker's exposure to the substance; and 21

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