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No. 1 of 1995 Notices & Notifications as made
This Notice amends the Code of Practice on Manual Handling and on Interior Lighting and Visual Display Units. The following codes are approved: Approved Code of Practice on Confined Spaces, Limiting the Occupationa Exposure to Ionizing Radiation, Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances, Control and Safe Use of Inorganic Lead at Work and Carcinogens.
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Registered 21 Apr 2010
Date of repeal 12 Apr 2008
Repealed by Revoked by Eligible Superannuation Scheme Declaration 2008.

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (COMMONWEALTH EMPLOYMENT) ACT 1991

 

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT AND APPROVAL

 

Notice No. 1 of 1995

 

 

 

I, Gary Thomas Johns, Assistant Minister for Industrial Relations under sub-section 70 (5) of the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 (in this notice referred to as “the Act”), on and from the date of publication of this Notice in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, hereby approve the following matters:

 

1.         For the purposes of subsection 70(1) of the Act, the following codes of practice are amended:

 

            (a)        Approved Code of Practice on Manual Handling – by revoking the NOHSC National Standard for Manual Handling [NOHSC:1001 (1990)]

 

            (b)        Approved Code of Practice on Interior Lighting and the Approved Code of Practice on Visual Display Units – by revoking Australian Standard AS 2713-1987: Lighting and the Visual Environment for Screen-Based Tasks and by the addition of Australian Standard AS 1680.2.2-1994: Office and Screen-Based Tasks (as amended).

 

2.         In accordance with subsection 70(1) of the Act, the following codes of practice are approved:

 

                        (a)        Approved Code of Practice on Confined Spaces – incorporating the NOHSC and Standards Australia Joint National Standard for Safe Working in a Confined Space [NOHSC:1009 (1994)].

 

            (b)        Approved Code of Practice on Limiting the Occupational exposure to Ionizing Radiation – incorporating the NOHSC National Standard for Limiting the Occupational Exposure to Ionizing Radiation [NOHSC (1995)].

 

            (c)        Approved Code of Practice on the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances – incorporating the NOHSC National Code of Practice for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:2007 (1991)], the NOHSC National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material Safety Date Sheets [NOHSC:2001 (1994)] and the NOHSC National Code of Practice for the Labelling of Workplace Substances [NOHSC:2012 (1994)].

 

 

(d)        Approved Code of Practice on the control and Safe Use of Inorganic Lead at Work – incorporating the NOHSC National Code of Practice for the Control and Safe Use of Inorganic Lead at Work [NOHSC:2015 (1994)].

 

(e)        Approved Code of Practice on Carcinogens – incorporating the NOHSC National Code of Practice for the control of Workplace Hazardous Substances, Part 2: Scheduled Carcinogenic Substances [NOHSC:2014 (1995)].

 

3.         In accordance with subsection 70(3) of the Act, the code of practice amended in paragraph 1(b) is approved as amended by the body from time to time.

 

4.         In accordance with paragraph 70(4)(a) of the Act, the codes of practice amended in paragraph 1 and the codes of practice approved in paragraph 2 are to apply generally.

 

 

(signed)

Gary Johns

Assistant Minister for Industrial Relations

18 September 1995