OHS Code

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

Section 186 Lighting

(1) An employer must ensure that lighting at a work site is sufficient to enable work to be done safely.

(2) An employer must ensure that a light source above a working or walking surface is protected against damage.

(3) An employer must ensure that there is emergency lighting at a work site if workers are in danger if the normal lighting system fails.

(4) Emergency lighting must generate enough light so that workers can

(a) leave the work site safely,

(b) start the necessary emergency shut-down procedures, and

(c) restore normal lighting.