Proposed Safe Work Instruments - Stationary container systems and cylinder design standards

We are consulting on two proposed Safe Work Instruments (SWIs) to support the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 (the Regulations).

The two proposed SWIs are:

Draft – Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances – Validity Periods of Compliance Certificates for Stationary Container Systems) Safe Work Instrument 2018  (PDF 273 KB)

Draft – Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances – Specification of Design Standards for Refillable Cylinders) Safe Work Instrument 2018  (PDF 218 KB)

Purpose of the proposed Safe Work Instruments

The proposed SWIs are required to:

    -   specify alternative validity periods of compliance certificates for stationary container systems; and

    -   specify additional design standards for refillable cylinders.

Your submissions will help us determine whether to specify these validity periods and design standards.

To learn more, see the public consultation document

Public consultation: Hazardous substances Safe Work Instruments - May 2018 (PDF 59 KB)

How to have your say

When submitting your feedback, use the response form for that particular SWI.

Response form: Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances – Validity Periods of Compliance Certificates for Stationary Container Systems) Safe Work Instrument 2018  (PDF 49 KB)

Response form: Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances – Specification of Design Standards for Refillable Cylinders) Safe Work Instrument 2018  (PDF 48 KB)

Submissions close at 5pm on Monday 28 May 2018.

If you require any further information you can email us at regulatory.frameworks@worksafe.govt.nz

Your submission may be made public.

Once you make your submission, anyone can ask for it under the Official Information Act 1982 (the OIA). If you have any questions about how the information in your submission is dealt with, please contact us at regulatory.frameworks@worksafe.govt.nz

Further information is available at www.legislation.govt.nz(external link)