611. Monitoring exposure to hazardous substances at the workplace and health surveillance.

Where the risk assessment1 indicates that:

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    (1)     it is requisite for ensuring the maintenance of adequate control of the exposure of employees2 to substances hazardous to health3; or

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    (2)     it is otherwise requisite for protecting the health of employees,

the employer must ensure that the exposure of employees to substances hazardous to health is monitored in accordance with a suitable procedure4. This does not, however, apply where the employer is able to demonstrate by another method of evaluation that the statutory requirements5 have been complied with6.

The above-mentioned monitoring must take place at regular intervals and when any change occurs which may affect that expo