Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

9.21 Requirements for containers securing fireworks

(1)

A PCBU with management or control of a hazardous substance location used to secure retail fireworks must ensure that—

(a)

the container (that is not packaging) that contains the fireworks either complies with regulations 9.19 and 9.20 or is—

(i)

of fire-resistant construction; and

(ii)

secured so that a person cannot gain access to it without tools, keys, or any other device for operating locks; and

(iii)

monitored by a security system; or

(b)

the building that contains the fireworks is—

(i)

of fire-resistant construction; and

(ii)

secured so that a person cannot gain access to it without tools, keys, or any other device for operating locks; and

(iii)

monitored by a security system.

(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.