Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016

11 Duty to analyse samples

(1)

A PCBU with management or control of a workplace may identify asbestos or ACM by arranging for a sample of material at the workplace to be analysed for the presence of asbestos or ACM.

(2)

If a PCBU with management or control of a workplace arranges for an analysis, the PCBU must ensure that the sample is analysed by an accredited laboratory.

(3)

A PCBU who contravenes subclause (2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $2,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $10,000.

Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 (Aust) r 423