Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

15.56 Periodic tests

(1)

A PCBU with management and control of a workplace must ensure that no person charges a cylinder at the workplace unless the cylinder has passed the tests referred to in subclause (2), or the inspections and tests referred to in regulation 15.3(1)(b), at the intervals following its manufacture that are specified in—

(a)

in Schedule 22 for the type of cylinder; or

(b)

a relevant safe work instrument.

(2)

A test station must issue a document of certification for a cylinder if the test report for the cylinder states that the cylinder has passed the visual inspections and tests specified in—

(a)

the standard to which the cylinder was designed; or

(b)

AS 2337.1—2004; or

(c)

for a composite or fibre-wrapped cylinder, AS 2337.3—2006; or

(d)

for a cylinder that contains acetylene dissolved in solvent, AS 2030.2—1996; or

(e)

a relevant safe work instrument.

(3)

A PCBU who contravenes this regulation commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $6,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $30,000.

Compare: SR 2004/43 r 52

Regulation 15.56(2): amended, on 1 December 2017, by regulation 41 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/285).