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No. 1 of 1992 Notices & Notifications as made
This Notice approves the following codes: Code of Practice for the Prevention and Management of Occupational Overuse Syndrome, Asbestos, Safe Handling of Timber Preservatives and Treated Timber, Manual Handling, Vinyl Chloride, Synthetic Mineral Fibres and Chemical Database for Emergency Services.
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Made 01 Mar 1992
Registered 03 Dec 2008
Tabled HR 26 May 1992
Tabled Senate 26 May 1992
Gazetted 15 Apr 1992
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2012
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2011

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (COMMONWEALTH EMPLOYMENT) ACT 1991

 

NOTICE OF APPROVAL

 

Notice No. 1 of 1992

 

 

 

I, Peter Frances Salmon Cook, Minister for Industrial Relations, hereby approve, under Section 70 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, the following matters relating to section 70:

 

1.         For the purposes of subsections 70(1)&(2) of the Act, the following codes of practice prepared by the Commission are approved:

 

(a)    Code of Practice for the Prevention and Management of Occupation Overuse Syndrome incorporating the NOHSC National Code of Practice for the Prevention and Management of Occupational Overuse Syndrome (NOHSC:2001 (1990));

 

(b)   Code of Practice on Asbestos incorporating the NOHSC Code of Practice for the Safe Removal of Asbestos (NOHSC:2002 (1988)) , the NOHSC Guide to the Control of Asbestos Hazards in Buildings and Structures (NOHSC:3002 (1988)) as amended, and the NOHSC Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Asbestos Dust (nohsc:3003 (1998)) as amended;

 

(c)    Code of Practice for the Safe Handling of Timber Preservatives and Treated Timber incorporating the NOHSC National code of Practice for the Safe Handling of Timber Preservatives and Treated Timber (NOHSC:2003 1989)), and the NOHSC Guidance Note for the Safe Handling of Timber Preservatives and Treated Timber (NOHSC:3007 (1989)) as amended;

 

(d)   Code of Practice for Manual Handling incorporating the NOHSC National Standard for Manual Handling (NOHSC:1001 (1990)), and the NOHSC National Code of Practice for Manual Handling (NOHSC:2005 (1990));

 

(e)    Code of Practice for Vinyl Chloride incorporating the NOHSC National Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Vinyl Chloride (NOHSC:2004 (1990));

 

(f)     Code of Practice for Synthetic Mineral Fibres incorporating the NOHSC National Standard for Synthetic Mineral Fibres (NOHSC:1004 (1990)) and the NOHSC National code of Practice for the Safe Use of Synthetic Mineral Fibres (NOHSC:2006 (1990));

 

(g)    Code of Practice for a Chemical Database for Emergency Services incorporating the NOHSC Guidance Note for Chemical Database for Emergency Services (NOHSC:3004 (1988)) as amended.

 

2.                  For the purposes of subsection 70(4)(a) of the Act, the codes of practice approved in paragraph 1 of this notice are to apply generally.

 

 

(signed)

Peter Cook

Minister for Industrial Relations

  March 1992