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When Do I Need a Safety Observer?

The new WHS Legislation looks familiar to the “old” Act and Regulations but has a new approach is some areas. One of these areas that I encourage you to read is working on energised electrical equipment, safety observers and testing. I have provided a summary of key points for you; however, you must understand how these sections may affect your business.


When Do I Need a Safety Observer?

The following aims to clarify the WHS Regulations regarding working on energised electrical equipment and such things as; when is a safety observer required, can I test without an observer and what does testing actually mean and encompass?

The sections of the WHS Regulations you should read with respect to this are ...

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