Child Legislation

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WORK HEALTH & SAFETY REGULATIONS 2011 30/Jul/2013 Q: Identify which of the regulations relate to children services and how you would recommend implementing it in the workplace/facility. 4.1 NOISE 56) Meaning of “exposure standard for noise” and 57) Managing risk of hearing loss from noise – talks about the standard level of decibels that would prevent a worker within/in the workplace from suffering from any ear and hearing damage or injury. As well as informing that the boss of the business or person in charge has to make sure that all the workers are not to be exposed to any noise above the standard level. 58) Audiometric testing and 59) Duties of Designers, Manufacturers, Importers and suppliers of plant (1) Talks about…show more content…
Division 3 Duties of person conducting business or undertaking 65 Entry into confined space must comply with this Division A person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that a worker does not enter a confined space before this Division has been complied with in relation to that space. Maximum penalty: (a) in the case of an individual—$6,000, or (b) in the case of a body corporate—$30,000. 66 Managing risks to health and safety (1) A person conducting a business or undertaking must manage, in accordance with Part 3.1, risks to health and safety associated with a confined space at a workplace including risks associated with entering, working in, on or in the vicinity of the confined space (including a risk of a person inadvertently entering the confined space). Note. WHS Act—section 19 (see clause 9). (2) A person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure that a risk assessment is conducted by a competent person for the purposes of subclause (1). Maximum penalty: (a) in the case of an individual—$3,600, or (b) in the case of a body corporate—$18,000. (3) The person must ensure that a risk assessment conducted under subclause (2) is recorded in writing. Maximum penalty: (a) in the case of an individual—$1,250, or (b) in the
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