OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 4 Chemical Hazards, Biological Hazards and Harmful Substances

Section 23 Worker decontamination

If a worker may be contaminated by a harmful substance at a work site, the employer must

(a) provide the facilities, including showers, the worker needs to remove the contamination before the worker leaves the work site, and

(b) ensure that only those articles and clothing that have been properly decontaminated or cleaned are taken from the work site by the worker.