OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 3 Specifications and Certifications

Section 12 Following specifications

An employer must ensure that

(a) equipment is of sufficient size, strength, design and made of suitable materials to withstand stresses imposed on it during its operation and to perform the function for which it is intended or was designed,

(b) the rated capacity or other limitations on the operation of the equipment, or any part of it, or supplies as described in the manufacturer’s specifications or specifications certified by a professional engineer, are not exceeded,

(c) modifications to equipment that may affect its structural integrity or stability are performed in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications or specifications certified by a professional engineer, and

(d) equipment and supplies are erected, installed, assembled, started, operated, handled, stored, serviced, tested, adjusted, calibrated, maintained, repaired and dismantled in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications or the specifications certified by a professional engineer.