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RAIL SAFETY (LOCAL OPERATIONS) ACT 2006 - SECT 30

Audit of medical records of rail safety workers

S. 30(1) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 36.

    (1)     The Safety Director or a transport safety officer may from time to time, and in accordance with the regulations (if any), conduct an audit of any medical records of people employed or engaged to perform rail safety work that are held by the accredited rail transport operator or by a rail contractor of the accredited rail transport operator.

S. 30(2) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 36.

    (2)     An audit under this section consists of an inspection of the medical records to establish whether the accredited rail transport operator or rail contractor has in place appropriate medical examination procedures and health monitoring systems to ensure that people employed or engaged by the accredited rail transport operator or rail contractor to perform rail safety work are medically fit for the work they are required to perform.

S. 30(3) amended by No. 23/2013 s. 36.

    (3)     For the purposes of an audit under this section, an accredited rail transport operator or rail contractor must give the Safety Director or a transport safety officer access to the medical record of any person employed or engaged to perform rail safety work that is held by the accredited rail transport operator or rail contractor.

    (4)     The regulations may establish procedures for the conduct of audits under this section, including procedures to ensure the confidentiality of medical records.

Division 6—Other matters



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