OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
Bookmark this page

Part 24 Toilets and Washing Facilities

Section 359 Hand cleaning facilities

(1) An employer must ensure that at least one wash basin or hand cleaning facility is provided in a toilet facility.

(2) An employer must ensure that there is one wash basin or hand cleaning facility for every 2 toilets in addition to the wash basin or hand cleaning facility required under subsection (1) if 3 or more toilets are required in a toilet facility.

(3) An employer may substitute circular wash fountains for wash basins or hand cleaning facilities required by subsections (1) and (2) on the basis that each 500 millimetres of the fountain’s circumference is equivalent to one wash basin or hand cleaning facility.