Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016

38 Duty to obtain health monitoring report

(1)

A PCBU who commissions health monitoring of a worker must, as soon as practicable after the monitoring is carried out in relation to the worker, take all reasonable steps to obtain a health monitoring report from the occupational health practitioner who carried out or supervised the health monitoring.

(2)

The health monitoring report must include the following information:

(a)

the name and date of birth of the worker; and

(b)

the name of the occupational health practitioner; and

(c)

the name and address of the PCBU who commissioned the health monitoring; and

(d)

the date of the health monitoring; and

(e)

any test results that indicate whether the worker has been exposed to a health hazard; and

(f)

any advice that test results indicate that the worker may have contracted a disease or an illness or suffered an injury as a result of carrying out the work that triggered the requirement for health monitoring; and

(g)

any recommendation that the PCBU take remedial measures, including a recommendation as to whether the worker is able to continue to carry out the type of work that triggered the requirement for health monitoring.

(3)

A PCBU who contravenes subclause (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $10,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $50,000.

Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 374