Health and Safety in Employment (Pressure Equipment, Cranes, and Passenger Ropeways) Amendment Regulations 2008

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Health and Safety in Employment (Pressure Equipment, Cranes, and Passenger Ropeways) Amendment Regulations 2008

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 15th day of September 2008

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Pursuant to section 21 of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Health and Safety in Employment (Pressure Equipment, Cranes, and Passenger Ropeways) Amendment Regulations 2008.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

4 Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 is amended by inserting the items set out in Schedule 1 of these regulations in their appropriate alphabetical order.

5 Schedule 2 amended
  • Schedule 2 is amended by—

    • (a) omitting the item Cylinders within the meaning of the Dangerous Goods (Class 2—Gases) Regulations 1980 and substituting the item Cylinders; and

    • (b) inserting the item set out in Schedule 2 of these regulations in its appropriate alphabetical order.


Schedule 1
Items inserted in Schedule 1 of principal regulations

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aerosol has the meaning given to it by regulation 3 of the Hazardous Substances (Compressed Gases) Regulations 2004

aerosol dispenser has the meaning given to it by regulation 3 of the Hazardous Substances (Compressed Gases) Regulations 2004

cylinder has the meaning given to it by regulation 3 of the Hazardous Substances (Compressed Gases) Regulations 2004

water capacity has the meaning given to it by regulation 3 of the Hazardous Substances (Compressed Gases) Regulations 2004.

Schedule 2
Item inserted in Schedule 2 of principal regulations

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Low hazard pressure containers—equipment excluded is—

  • (a) aerosol dispensers; and

  • (b) aerosol containers with a water capacity of less than 50 ml or for which the absolute pressure developed at 20°C is less than 170 kPa; and

  • (c) cartridges with a water capacity of less than 170 ml; and

  • (d) non-refillable containers with a water capacity of less than 100 ml; and

  • (e) cylinders with a water capacity of less than 120 ml if the contents are a liquefied gas with flammable properties; and

  • (f) cylinders with a water capacity of less than 500 ml if the contents are not a liquefied gas with flammable properties.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

They amend the Health and Safety in Employment (Pressure Equipment, Cranes, and Passenger Ropeways) Regulations 1999. The amendments exclude certain things from the definition of equipment. Equipment now excludes cylinders (as defined in more recent regulations, rather than revoked regulations) and certain low hazard pressure containers.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 September 2008.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Labour.