a) Market Users and any other person granted access to the Site who becomes aware of a hazard, serious injury or illness or dangerous incident (near miss) must, as soon as practicable, notify a Market Official.
b) A hazard means something that has the potential to cause injury or illness.
c) A serious injury or illness is an injury or illness requiring:
i. immediate treatment as an in-patient in a hospital; or
ii. immediate treatment for:
a. the amputation of any part of his or her body; or
b. a serious head injury; or
c. a serious eye injury; or
d. a serious burn; or
e. the separation of his or her skin from an underlying tissue (such as degloving or scalping); or
f. a spinal injury; or
g. the loss of a bodily function; or
h. serious lacerations; or
iii. medical treatment within 48 hours of exposure to a substance.
d) A dangerous incident means an incident that exposes a person to a serious risk to a person’s health or safety emanating from an immediate or imminent exposure to:
i. an uncontrolled escape, spillage or leakage of a substance; or
ii. an uncontrolled implosion, explosion or fire; or
iii. an uncontrolled escape of gas or steam; or
iv. an uncontrolled escape of a pressurised substance; or
v. electric shock; or
vi. the fall or release from a height of any plant, substance or thing; or
vii. the collapse, overturning, failure or malfunction of, or damage to, any plant that is required to be authorised for use in accordance with the regulations; or
viii. the collapse or partial collapse of a structure; or
ix. the collapse or failure of an excavation or of any shoring supporting an excavation; or
x. the inrush of water, mud or gas in workings, in an underground excavation or tunnel; or
xi. the interruption of the main system of ventilation in an underground excavation or tunnel.