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Yes – under the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (Vic).
The primary objective of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (Vic) is to protect people against the risks that plant and associated systems of work can pose to their health and safety.
The type of plant usually found in schools that is subject to these regulations is powered machinery (not hand or portable powered tools such as drills) including ride-on mowers, tractors and lifts.
To comply with the requirements of the Regulations, your school must undertake the following actions:
Plant typically found in schools
Technology: Buzzer, Table saw, Thicknesser, Bandsaw, Cross-cut saw, Spindle moulder, Horizontal borer, Drill press, Grinder, Linisher, Wood lathe, Drop saw, Engine lathe, Milling machine, Power saw
Art: Pug mill, Potters wheel
General: Tractor, Ride on mower
You could be penalised under breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).
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