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The Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, Regulation 13.34(6), requires a Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) to notify WorkSafe of a temporary storage site of a 6.1A, 6.1B or 6.1C substance associated with the imminent start of a pest control operation or pesticide application task under certain circumstances.

You must notify WorkSafe at least 24 hours before commissioning the place where the substance will be stored.

The form below is for notification under Regulation 13.34(6) by a PCBU to WorkSafe. Please complete the form and include "Temporary Storage" in the subject line of the email, and send the completed notification form to healthsafety.notification@worksafe.govt.nz.

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Notification of temporary storage for a pest control operation or pesticide application - form (PDF 67 KB)

If you do not meet the criteria above (Regulation 13.34(6) for temporary storage) you may need to consider establishing a Hazardous Substance Location and notifying WorkSafe, this can be achieved by using our online notification form