OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 28 Working Alone

Section 394 Precautions required

(1) An employer must, for any worker working alone, provide an effective communication system consisting of

(a) radio communication,

(b) landline or cellular telephone communication, or

(c) some other effective means of electronic communication

that includes regular contact by the employer or designate at intervals appropriate to the nature of the hazard associated with the worker’s work.

(1.1) Despite subsection (1), if effective electronic communication is not practicable at the work site, the employer must ensure that

(a) the employer or designate visits the worker, or

(b) the worker contacts the employer or designate at intervals appropriate to the nature of the hazard associated with the worker’s work.

(2) Repealed

(3) Repealed