Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010

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51 Audit of safety management systems
  • (1) Every safety management system must be regularly audited to confirm whether—

    • (a) the safety management system complies with NZS 7901 or regulations 49 and 50, as appropriate; and

    • (b) the safety management system operator is implementing and maintaining the safety management system as written; and

    • (c) the effect of the safety management system is that all practicable steps are taken to prevent the works from presenting a significant risk of—

      • (i) serious harm to any member of the public; or

      • (ii) significant damage to property owned by a person other than the safety management system operator.

    (2) Every audit must be conducted by an accredited auditor.

    (3) The first audit under this regulation of a safety management system must take place within 2 years after the date on which this regulation comes into force, and thereafter at intervals determined by the auditor but at least once every 5 years.