OHS Act

Published Date: October 01, 2013
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Section 12 Improper storage and handling

(1) When an officer is of the opinion that the storage, handling or use of a substance or material does not comply with the adopted code, the officer may in writing order the person responsible for the storage, handling or use of the substance or material to take the measures specified in the order that are, in the opinion of the officer, necessary to ensure that the standards are complied with.

(2) When an officer is of the opinion that a supplier is supplying any substance or material that does not comply with the adopted code, the officer may in writing order the supplier to stop supplying that substance or material.

(3) If an officer makes an order under this section, the officer may in writing rescind that order on being satisfied that the material or substance is being supplied, stored, handled or used in compliance with the adopted code.