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

19 Duty of PCBU to ensure personal protective equipment worn or used by other persons

(1)

A PCBU who directs the carrying out of work at a workplace must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that—

(a)

personal protective equipment to be worn or used by any person other than a worker at the workplace is capable of minimising risks to that person’s health and safety; and

(b)

the person wears or uses the equipment.

(2)

A PCBU who contravenes this regulation 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 45