OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 22 Safeguards

Section 312 No safeguards

(1) Despite other sections in this Part, an employer may permit the machinery to be operated without the safeguards

(a) if safeguards are required by this Code for machinery, and

(b) the machinery cannot accommodate or operate with these safeguards.

(2) If machinery in subsection (1) is operated without safeguards, the employer must ensure workers operating or in the vicinity of the machine wear personal protective equipment that

(a) is appropriate to the hazard, and

(b) offers equal or greater protection than the safeguards.