Where given to use in a work environment RCDs must be fit for reason, kept up in order to be compelling and tried consistently.
Non-portable and portable RCDs if RCD requirements apply
The WHS Regulations don’t command whether RCDs (where required) ought to be non-convenient or versatile. The decision of suitable RCD will rely upon every single important situation, including for instance, how much the PCBU has administration or control of the electrical establishments at the work environment.
Provision of RCDs at shared workplaces
In the event that RCD prerequisites apply at a working environment, all PCBUs at the work environment has a duty, so far as is sensibly practicable, to guarantee consistency with the legitimate necessities. At a mutual work environment, PCBUs will ordinarily have changing degrees of authority over specific parts of the physical work environment, for instance, their capacity to have non-versatile RCDs introduced at the switchboard.
In these conditions all PCBUs with a common obligation at a working environment must counsel and co-work with each other to guarantee consistence with the lawful necessities.
Each PCBU holds obligation, for guaranteeing fitting RCD insurance is given, and should release their obligation to the degree to which the individual has the ability to impact or control the issue, ignoring any endeavors to ‘contract out’ of the obligation.