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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 (4) An employer shall develop an evacuation procedure to be followed in the event of a fire or emergency at a workplace and shall ensure that the evacuation procedure is practised at reasonable intervals and a record is kept of the practices. 48. WORK SPACE I An employer of a worker shall, as far as is practicable, provide the worker with sufficient space within which to work so that the health and safety of the worker or any other person at a workplace is not at risk. 49. HOUSEKEEPING A workplace shall be kept in a clean condition, free from accumulation of debris and maintained in a condition so as to avoid any hazard to the health and safety of a worker at the workplace. 50. SAFETY SIGNS (1) An employer shall ensure safety signs are displayed at a workplace where an area at the workplace contains a hazard which may not be readily apparent to a worker working in or entering the area. (2) A sign referred to in subregulation (1) shall comply with AS 1319. 51. FLOORS A floor at a workplace shall, as far as is practicable, be slip resistant and free from an obstruction that may cause a worker to trip or fall. 52. FIRST AID FACILITIES (1) An employer shall provide and maintain at a workplace first aid equipment and first aid amenities for use by a worker at the workplace. (2) In determining first aid equipment and amenities to be provided under subregulation (1), an employer shall have regard to the location of, the number of workers at, and the type of work performed at, the workplace. i (3) An employer shall ensure that a person trained in first aid treatment is present at a workplace at all times when work is being performed. (4) The level of training that a person referred to in subregulation (3) shall have shall be determined by the equipment and amenities provided under subregulation (1). 28

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