Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

205 Requirements for authorisation of plant or substance

(1)

A person must not use plant or a substance at a workplace if—

(a)

regulations require the plant or substance or its design to be authorised; and

(b)

the plant or substance or its design is not authorised in accordance with regulations.

(2)

A PCBU must not direct or allow a worker to use plant or a substance at a workplace if—

(a)

regulations require the plant or substance or its design to be authorised; and

(b)

the plant or substance or its design is not authorised in accordance with regulations.

(3)

A person who contravenes subsection (1) or (2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $20,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $100,000.

Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Act (Aust) s 42