Application of this Part
This part of the regulations applies to:
(a) the registration of a plant design required under Division 6 of Part 3.5 (Plant); and
(b) the registration of a major hazard facility under Part 5.2 (Major Hazard Facilities).
It outlines the processes involved, the information required, and so on.
An employer must keep a record of any inspection and maintenance carried out on plant specified in regulation 106 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 for the period that the employer or self-employed person has management or control of the plant.
Plant that required item registration until 1 July 2014 continues to be regulated by Part 3.5 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017
For plant specified in Schedule 2 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017, plant designs and designs that have been altered to the point that new control measures are necessary, must be registered with WorkSafe.
WorkSafe must be notified before certain activities are undertaken. (Click here for further information).
If you are interested in the detail of this chapter, go to the full text of the regulations, which can be viewed and downloaded from the Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents website. Click on Victorian Law Today, then on Statutory Rules, and then on "O" to find the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
Last amended September 2017