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  1. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Rock Fishing Safety Act 2016 No 66. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-23 | AUS-2016-L-105329

    Contents
    Long title
    1 Name of Act
    2 Commencement
    3 Definitions
    4 High risk rock fishing locations
    5 Rock fishing without lifejacket at high risk locations
    6 Authorised officer may demand name and address
    7 Nature of proceedings for offences
    8 Penalty notices
    9 Fines to be paid into Recreational Fishing (Saltwater) Trust Fund
    10 Regulations
    Schedule 1 Savings, transitional and other provisions
    Historical notes

  2. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Work Health and Safety (Mines) Act 2013 No 54. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | AUS-2013-L-97933

    An Act to secure the health and safety of persons who work at mines; and for other purposes.

    The following Acts and Regulations have been repealed.
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Amendment Act 2010
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2006
    Mine Health and Safety Act 2004
    Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2007
    Work Health and Safety Legislation Amendment Act 2011

  3. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Mines Work Health and Safety (Supplementary Requirements) Act 2012 (No. 46 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-06 | AUS-2012-L-105398

    An Act to establish certain requirements, in respect of health and safety in relation to mines, that are additional to the requirements established by or under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

  4. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (OHS) Act 2007 (No. 153 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-24 | AUS-2007-L-77345

    Amends the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 with respect to accreditation scheme for commonwealth building works (Part 2 of Chapter 4).

  5. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radiation Protection Regulations (SL No. 20, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-08-01 | Date of entry into force: 2009-10-05 | AUS-2007-R-93290

  6. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004, No. 25. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-12-31 | AUS-2004-L-105360

  7. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Mine Safety (Cost Recovery) Act 2005 No 116. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-12-07 | AUS-2004-L-81289

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Funding of mine safety regulatory activities
    Part 3 - Miscellaneous

  8. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment Regulations 2001 (No.2).

    Adoption: 2001-05-16 | AUS-2001-R-59348

    Made under the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991. Amends Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Regulations 1991 with respect to the definition of an "entity" and of a "principal officer" of an entity under Subsection 5(1) of the Act.

  9. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2001-04-05 | AUS-2001-R-59071

    Made under the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999. Amends Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 with regard to definition of "annual report", "department", "employing authority", "principal officer", and "secretary".

  10. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2001. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001 | AUS-2001-R-97947

  11. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 1999-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 1999-04-30 | AUS-1999-R-55970

    Amends the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations with regard to, inter alia, carcinogenic substances and hazardous substances. Sets forth conditions of exemption.

  12. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 288 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-12-11 | AUS-1996-R-45997

    Amends provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations regarding exemptions from licenses to operate plant.

  13. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Construction Safety (Demolition of Buildings) Regulation 1996 (No. 361)

    Adoption: 1996-09-01 | AUS-1996-R-53130

    Updates the requirements relating to the demolition of buildings and structures.

  14. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations (Amendment) (Statutory Rules No. 129 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 1996-07-01 | AUS-1996-R-44816

    Substitutes Part IV of the principal regulations regarding plant (i.e. machinery). Sets forth employer duties, including risk assessment, hazard identification, and maintenance and repair of plant.

  15. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Building Work Contractors Act 1995 (No. 87 of 1995). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995-12-07 | AUS-1995-L-75177

    Regulates building work contractors and the supervision of building work including the obligation to be licensed and disciplinary actions.

  16. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (No 62 of 1994). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-12-05 | AUS-1995-R-42787

    Provides comprehensive regulations governing safety in mining operations in 17 Parts. Part 2 governs the designation of employee's inspectors, health and safety representatives, and the issuing of certificates of competency for managers. Division 4 of Part II provides for a Mines Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Board. Part 3 regulates matters relating to the management of mines, including the inspection of the workplace and the provision of health surveillance. Part 4 provides general safety requirements, including the maintanence of first aid equipment and an emergency plan. Part 5 governs the use of electricity in mines. Part 6 regulates the use of certain types of plant in mines. Part 7 governs matters relating to occupational health in mines, including noise control, sanitation, and hazardous substances. The use of explosives and the control of dust are treated in Parts 8 and 9. Part 10 provides specific regulations, inter alia prohibiting persons under 18 from working underground and requiring underground workers to read and speak English. Part 11 through 15 relate to specific mining operations such as dredging and shaft sinking. Part 16 governs radiation safety. Made under Mines and Safety Inspection Act 1994.

  17. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 53 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-03-22 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-31 | AUS-1995-R-41667

    Amends provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations, relating to employees performing work while undergoing training or before being given a certificate of competency.

  18. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations (S.R. No. 414 of 1994). - S.R. No. 414 of 1994 Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-12-06 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-31 | AUS-1994-R-40670

    Consists of 10 Parts. Part 2 deals with competency requirements and certification standards for users and operators of industrial equipment. Part 3 concerns occupational noise. Parts 4 to 9, which have not yet been adopted, will provide for rules on plant, manual handling, hazardous substances, confined spaces, storage and handling of dangerous goods and major hazard facilities.

  19. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Occupational Health and Safety) Regulations (S.R. No. 282 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-10-28 | AUS-1993-R-35621

    Consists of 5 Parts and 35 sections. Part I deals with interpretation, forms, notices and reports. Parts II and III govern elections conducted by unions and elections conducted by returning officers. Part IV concerns advice, investigations and inquiries. Part V regulates service of notices.

  20. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mines Regulation Amendment Regulations 1993 (MN301)

    Adoption: 1993-07-27 | AUS-1993-R-35999

    Provides, inter alia, that where a person or mine does not fully comply with a requirement of the regulations, but the State mining engineer is satisfied that there is substantial compliance, he may in writing exempt the person or mine from the requirement, subject to such terms and conditions as he specifies. Made under the Mines Regulation Act 1946.

  21. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Amendment Act 1992 (No. 217 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-11-11 | AUS-1992-L-33101

    Amends the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967 by adding a Schedule concerning the occupational health and safety of workers covered by the Principal Act. Part 1 contains definitions and sets out the objects of the Act; Part 2 provides for general duties relating to occupational health and safety; Part 3 deals with workplace arrangements such as health and safety representatives, health and safety committees, and emergency procedures; and Part 4 concerns advice and investigations.

  22. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 244 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-07-21 | AUS-1992-R-31228

    These Regulations provide for a new regulation 38 concerning Commonwealth employees who are members of the Australian Capital Territory transitional staff and insert a new schedule on the same subject.

  23. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Metalliferous Mining (Amendment) Regulations 1991

    Adoption: 1991-02-07 | AUS-1991-R-27167

    Under the authority of the Mines Regulation Act 1964-1989, the Metalliferous Mining Regulations 1985 are amended primarily in matters relating to the establishment of isolation procedures and out-of-service procedures to protect employees from dangerous energy sources or from unsafe or unserviceable equipment.

  24. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Port of Melbourne Authority (No. 2) Regulations 1988. S.R. No. 321.

    Adoption: 1988-08-30 | AUS-1988-R-9205

    Rules for the safe and efficient operation of the Port of Melbourne and for the effective management of shipping, trade and services provided within the Port.

  25. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Gas Regulations 1989.

    Adoption: 1988-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-01 | AUS-1988-R-8881

    These Regulations provide for standards, quality, testing, metering in the gas industry. Part VI provides for licensing and work practices. Part VIII provides for the reporting of accidents.

  26. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Construction Safety Act Amendment Act. No. 48.

    Adoption: 1987-11-14 | AUS-1987-L-4580

    Amends the Construction Safety Act 1971 in relation to definitions, powers of inspectors, duties of the owner and constructor and restricted employment in certain occupations. Substitutes a new Division III (Prescribed and Approved Methods of Work and Notifiable Work).

  27. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Construction Safety Act Amendment Act 1985.

    Adoption: 1985-04-15 | AUS-1985-L-1609

    Act to amend Construction Safety Act 1971-1982 in certain particulars. No. 23 of 1985. Amendments relating to powers of inspectors and police; licences for construction and demolition; restricted employment in certain occupations.

  28. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rural Industries (Machine Safety) Regulations.

    Adoption: 1972-11-13 | AUS-1972-R-16376

    Regulations under the Factories, Shops and Industries Act 1962 [LS 1962 - Aust.1].

  29. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Construction Safety Act 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-04-27 | AUS-1971-L-16922

    An Act to provide with respect to the safety and welfare of persons engaged in construction work and other work associated therewith and of members of the public in respect of danger from such work and for other purposes. No. 31. Repeals, inter alia, the Inspection of Scaffolding Act 1951, as amended.

  30. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Construction safety Act 1967.

    Adoption: 1967-04-13 | AUS-1967-L-18867

    An Act to make provision for the safety and welfare of persons engaged on building and other works and for other purposes. No. 18. Repeals the Scaffolding Inspection Act 1934, as amended.

  31. Australia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation under the Construction Safety Act 1912. No. 508.

    Adoption: 1950 | AUS-1950-R-11525

    Amends the Construction Safety Regulations 1950 by, inter alia, inserting a new Part XIIC (Measures to be taken for conserving the hearing of persons employed in construction work or in the operation of conveyors, escalators, moving walks, cranes, hoists, amusement devices, lifts, plant, scaffolding or gear).


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