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Can someone legally work an 84-hour week?

Q: I have a worker who works 12 hours per day, 7 days a week for up to 9 weeks at a time. The worker hasn’t complained about the workload and is supplied accommodation close to the work area. The worker has adequate rest during their downtime.

I was wondering if there are any legal issues with this workload and would also like to know of any controls I could implement to lower the risk of an incident.

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