Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001

  • revoked
  • Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001: revoked, on 1 December 2017, by regulation 4(1) of the Hazardous Substances (Health and Safety Reform Revocations) Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/233).

Reprint as at 1 December 2017

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Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001

(SR 2001/123)

Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001: revoked, on 1 December 2017, by regulation 4(1) of the Hazardous Substances (Health and Safety Reform Revocations) Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/233).

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 28th day of May 2001

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.

Pursuant to section 76(1)(d) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council (given on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment made in compliance with section 141(1) of that Act), makes the following regulations.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Exclusion for substances used for motive power or control of vehicle, aircraft, or ship
4AExclusion for fuel gases
5General description of emergency management system
6Information duties under Part 2 of suppliers
7Information duties under Part 2 of persons in charge of places
8Content
9Availability
10Comprehensibility, clarity, and durability
11Alternative information for substances being transported
12Documentation duties under Part 3 of suppliers
13Certain suppliers to give further documentation if asked
14Documentation duties under Part 3 of persons in charge of places of work
15Alternative documentation for substances being transported
16General content requirements for documentation
17Specific documentation requirements for flammable and oxidising substances and organic peroxides
18Location and presentation of documentation
19Comprehensibility, clarity, and durability [Revoked]
20Requirements additional to Level 1
21Fire extinguishers required
22Location of fire extinguishers
23Capability of fire extinguishers
24Information about fires still needed
25Duties of persons in charge of places under this Part
26Requirements additional to Levels 1 and 2
27When emergency response plans required
28Plans to warn of likely emergencies
29Contents of plans
30Extra information required in some cases
31Availability of equipment, materials, and people
32Availability of plans
33Testing plans
34Plan can be part of other management documentation
35Terms used in regulations 36 to 41
36Secondary containment systems for pooling substances
37Surface containers of up to 60 litres
38Surface containers of over 60 and up to 450 litres
39Surface containers of over 450 litres
40Below ground containers
41Particular controls on secondary containment systems
42Signage requirements
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