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

38 Duty to obtain health monitoring report


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.


The health monitoring report must include the following information:


the name and date of birth of the worker; and


the name of the occupational health practitioner; and


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


the date of the health monitoring; and


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


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


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.


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


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


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

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