OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 12 General Safety Precautions

Section 195 Working on ice

(1) If a worker is to work on ice and the water beneath the ice is more than 1 metre deep at any point, an employer must ensure the ice will support the load to be placed on it.

(2) The employer must test the ice for the purposes of subsection (1)

(a) before work begins, and

(b) as often during the work as necessary to ensure the safety of the workers.