424. Maintenance of the workplace and of equipment and systems.

424.     Maintenance of the workplace and of equipment and systems.

The workplace1 and the specified equipment, devices and systems2 must be maintained, including cleaned as appropriate, in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair3. Where appropriate, that equipment and those devices and systems must be subject to a suitable system of maintenance4. The specified equipment, devices and systems are:

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    (1)     equipment and devices a fault in which is liable to result in a failure to comply with any of the relevant regulations5;

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    (2)     mechanical ventilation