Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016

2016/13

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 15th day of February 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 211, 213, and 218 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety made after complying with sections 213(3), 217, and 219 of that Act.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Application of regulations 5 to 8
5Duty to identify hazards
6Hierarchy of control measures
7Duty to maintain effective control measures
8Duty to review control measures
9Duty to provide information, supervision, training, and instruction
10Duty in relation to general workplace facilities
11Duty to provide certain workplace facilities
12Duty to provide workplace facilities in sufficient number and to maintain facilities
13Duty to provide first aid
14Duty to prepare, maintain, and implement emergency plan
15General duty of PCBU to provide personal protective equipment
16Worker may choose to provide personal protective equipment
17Other duties of PCBU relating to personal protective equipment
18Duty of worker to wear or use personal protective equipment
19Duty of PCBU to ensure personal protective equipment worn or used by other persons
20Duty of other persons to wear or use personal protective equipment
21Managing risks associated with remote or isolated work
22Managing risks associated with atmosphere with potential for fire or explosion
23Managing risks associated with ignition sources
24Managing risks associated with working under raised objects
25Managing risks associated with falling objects
26Containers of liquids
27Managing risks associated with loose but enclosed materials
28Managing risks associated with substances hazardous to health
29Ensuring prescribed exposure standards for substances hazardous to health are not exceeded
30When exposure monitoring required
31When health monitoring required
32Duties relating to exposure monitoring
33Duty to inform worker of health monitoring
34Duty to ensure appropriate health monitoring is provided
35Duty to ensure health monitoring is supervised
36Duty to pay costs of health monitoring
37Information that must be provided to occupational health practitioner
38Duty to obtain health monitoring report
39Duty to give health monitoring report to worker
40Duty to give health monitoring report to relevant PCBUs
41Duty to give health monitoring report to regulator
42Health monitoring records
43Duty to ensure young persons do not carry out certain work
44General duties relating to young persons at workplace
45Duty to ensure young persons do not perform harmful tasks
46Duty to ensure young persons do not work at or with machinery
47Duty to ensure young persons do not drive or ride upon certain vehicles
48Duty to ensure young persons do not carry out night work
49Duty to ensure workers at limited-attendance child-care centres are suitable
50Duty to carry out Police vetting of workers at limited-attendance child-care centres
51Duty to ensure Police vet obtained before worker has unsupervised access to children
52Procedures relating to Police vets of limited-attendance child-care workers
53Consequential amendments to Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995
54Regulations 5 and 6 revoked
55Regulations 14 and 15 revoked
56Parts 5 to 7 revoked
Explanatory note
Administrative Information