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

23 Managing risks associated with ignition sources


A PCBU with management or control of a workplace must manage, in accordance with regulations 5 to 8, risks to health and safety associated with an ignition source in an atmosphere with potential for fire or explosion.


Subclause (1) does not apply if the ignition source is part of a deliberate process or activity at the workplace.


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 52