OHS Regulation

Published Date: October 01, 2013
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Part 1 General

Section 12 Equipment

(1) An employer must ensure that all equipment used at a work site

(a) is maintained in a condition that will not compromise the health or safety of workers using or transporting it,

(b) will safely perform the function for which it is intended or was designed,

(c) is of adequate strength for its purpose, and

(d) is free from obvious defects.

(2) If a worker is required under the Act, the regulations or the adopted code to use or wear specific equipment, the employer must ensure that the worker uses or wears the equipment at the work site.