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Act and Regulation | Prevention Policies | OHS Guidelines | Standards

Act and Regulation

The following sections of the Workers Compensation Act (WCA) and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation have been identified as being most relevant to personal protective equipment. However, other sections of the WCA and OHS Regulation will apply to your workplace because hazards and tasks vary from workplace to workplace.

Workers Compensation Act

Part 3 Occupational Health and Safety

OHS Regulation

Part 3 Rights and Responsibilities
Part 4 General Conditions
Part 5 Chemical and Biological Substances
Part 6 Substance Specific Requirements
Part 7 Noise, Vibration, Radiation and Temperature
Part 8 Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
Part 9 Confined Spaces
Part 11 Fall Protection
Part 12 Tools, Machinery and Equipment
Part 13 Ladders, Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms
Part 14 Cranes and Hoists
Part 16 Mobile Equipment
Part 18 Traffic Control
Part 20 Construction, Excavation and Demolition
Part 22 Underground Workings
Part 23 Oil and Gas
Part 24 Diving, Fishing and Other Marine Operations
Part 26 Forestry Operations and Similar Activities
Part 28 Agriculture
Part 29 Aircraft Operations
Part 30 Laboratories
Part 31 Firefighting
Part 32 Evacuation and Rescue

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