Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

Reprint as at 1 December 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

(LI 2017/131)

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of June 2017

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 of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

These regulations are made under sections 211, 212, 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) and 217 of that Act.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Meaning of hazardous substance
5Transitional, savings, and related provisions
6References to class, hazard classifications, etc
7References to standards
8References to distances
9Separation distances not to extend beyond boundary unless agreed
10References to quantities
11Safe work instruments that impose or modify requirements
12Safe work instruments that prescribe exposure standards
1.1Application to Defence Force
1.2Management of hazardous substances controlled by Defence Force
1.3Further obligations of Chief of Defence Force
1.4Hazardous waste
1.5Hazardous substances used for motive power or control of vehicle, ship, or aircraft
1.6Transport by land, sea, or air
1.7Offshore petroleum installations
1.8Fuel gas
1.9Ethanol dilutions
1.10Transhipment of class 1 substances through New Zealand
1.11Laboratories
1.12Gas under pressure
1.13Refrigeration systems containing flammable gas refrigerants
2.1Workplace labelling of hazardous substance containers
2.2Labelling of other containers containing hazardous substances
2.3Labelling of containers for hazardous waste located in workplace
2.4Alternative labelling for stationary tanks, process containers, and transportable containers
2.5Duty of PCBU to display signage: general duty
2.6Signage requirements for general duty
2.7Signage requirements for transit depots
2.8Additional signage requirements for fireworks and safety ammunition
2.9Signage at workplace where milking animals are milked
2.10Duty of PCBU to maintain signage
2.11Duty of PCBU to obtain and provide access to safety data sheets
2.12Duty of PCBU relating to packaging of decanted or transferred substances
2.13Packaging of other containers containing hazardous substances
2.14Duty of PCBU in relation to certain portable containers
3.1Duty of PCBU to keep hazardous substances inventory
3.2Managing risks associated with hazardous substances
3.3Duty of PCBU to review control measures
4.1Certification required for certain work
4.2Issue of compliance certificates for certified handlers
4.3Competency requirements for certified handlers
4.4Workers who do not require certificate
4.5Duty of PCBU to provide information, training, and instruction
4.6Duty of PCBU to provide supervision
5.1Exemption for certain refrigerants
5.2Application of this subpart
5.3Duty of PCBU to provide fire extinguishers
5.4Location of fire extinguishers
5.5Capability of fire extinguishers
5.6Application of this subpart
5.7 Duty to prepare emergency response plan
5.8Duty to implement emergency response plan
5.9Availability of equipment, facilities, and people
5.10Availability of emergency response plans
5.11Fire and Emergency New Zealand may review emergency response plan
5.12Test and revision of emergency response plan
5.13Plan may be part of other management documentation
6.1Interpretation
6.2Compliance certifiers must be authorised
6.3Who may apply for authorisation
6.4Applicant and compliance certifier that is not individual
6.5Applications for authorisation
6.6Qualifications for authorisation
6.7Criteria for fit and proper person
6.8Grant of authorisation
6.9Term of authorisation
6.10WorkSafe must register authorisations
6.11Compliance certifier must notify WorkSafe of changes
6.12Register of compliance certifiers
6.13Compliance certifier may apply for variation of authorisation
6.14Renewal of authorisation
6.15WorkSafe may investigate complaints and concerns
6.16Suspension during investigation
6.17Time frame for completing investigation
6.18Investigation process
6.19Compliance certifier to be informed of draft investigation report
6.20WorkSafe may vary, suspend, or cancel authorisation following investigation
6.21WorkSafe may employ or engage compliance certifiers
6.22Duties of compliance certifier
6.23Compliance certifier may issue compliance certificate
6.24Conditional compliance certificate for hazardous substance locations
6.25Commencement of compliance certificate
6.26Register of compliance certificates
6.27PCBU must give HSR details of relevant compliance certificates
6.28Compliance certifier may vary compliance certificate
6.29WorkSafe may investigate complaints and concerns
6.30Suspension of certificate during investigation
6.31Investigation process
6.32Certificate holder to be informed of draft investigation report
6.33WorkSafe may cancel compliance certificate after investigation
6.34Prescribed requirements for exemption from requirement to obtain compliance certificate
6.35Right to appeal against certain decisions
6.36Purpose of this subpart
6.37Requirement for compliance certifiers to be audited
6.38WorkSafe may engage auditors
6.39Audit report
6.40Power of auditor to require production of documents
6.41Cost of audit
6.42Duty of compliance certifiers to comply with performance standards
6.43WorkSafe may issue, amend, or revoke performance standard
6.44Process to be adopted before performance standard is issued or amended
6.45Publication of performance standards
7.1Application for controlled substance licence
7.2Criteria for fit and proper person
7.3Expiry of controlled substance licence
7.4Suspension of compliance certificate under Part 6
7.5Suspension of controlled substance licence
7.6Investigation process
7.7Licence holder to be informed of draft investigation report
7.8Cancellation of controlled substance licence
7.9Exemption from requirement to hold controlled substance licence
7.10Right to appeal against certain decisions
7.11Replacement licence document
7.12WorkSafe must enter controlled substance licence on register
7.13Register of controlled substance licence holders
8.1Compliance certification
8.2Extension of renewal period of compliance certificate
8.3Public transportation of class 1 to 5 substances (except LPG)
8.4Public transportation of LPG
8.5Tactical policing
8.6Training explosives detector dogs
8.7Ethanol dilutions
9.1Overview
9.2Interpretation
9.3Class 1 substances generally to be under control of certified handlers
9.4Safe work instrument may amend table 1 or 2 in Schedule 7
9.5Controlled substance licence generally required for class 1 substances
9.6Licence required for possession of smokeless powders and certain other propellants
9.7Exceptions to requirement to have licence for transportation of certain class 1 substances
9.8Requirement to have controlled substance licence for supply
9.9Prohibition on display of class 1 substance for sale
9.10General restrictions on location of class 1 substances
9.11Limits on impact or pressure shock
9.12Limits on spark energy
9.13Limits on heat and fire
9.14Limits on static electricity in relation to equipment
9.15Protection from stray electrical currents
9.16Protection from electromagnetic radiation
9.17Requirement to segregate incompatible substances and materials
9.18Requirement to secure class 1 substances
9.19Requirements for containers
9.20Design and certification of containers
9.21Requirements for containers securing fireworks
9.22PCBU to establish hazardous substance location
9.23PCBU to reduce likelihood of unintended initiation
9.24Protection from lightning strike
9.25Lightning interceptors
9.26Compliance certificate for hazardous substance location
9.27PCBU to control adverse effects of unintended initiation
9.28Duty of PCBU who directs detonation or deflagration
9.29Additional duties of PCBU who directs detonation or deflagration of class 1 substance
9.30Duty of PCBU to control adverse effects of intended detonation or deflagration
9.31PCBU who directs outdoor pyrotechnic display to ensure certifier handler in control of pyrotechnics
9.32PCBU to establish discharge area and exclusion zone for outdoor pyrotechnic display
9.33Requirements for discharge area
9.34Requirements for exclusion zone
9.35Notification and recording of outdoor pyrotechnic displays
9.36Compliance certificate for outdoor pyrotechnic displays
9.37Duties of PCBU within discharge area
9.38Additional duties of PCBU who directs carrying out of outdoor pyrotechnic display
9.39Additional duties of PCBU if display involves firing to heights over 60 m
9.40Outdoor pyrotechnic display using only indoor pyrotechnics
9.41Outdoor pyrotechnic display using both indoor pyrotechnics and outdoor pyrotechnics
9.42Duty of PCBU who directs carrying out of indoor pyrotechnic displays using class 1 category G substances
9.43Duty of PCBU who directs carrying out of indoor pyrotechnic display using class 1 category G substances
9.44PCBU who directs transfer from one type of transport to another to establish designated transfer zone
9.45PCBU who directs transfer to ensure emergency management
9.46Duties of PCBU with management or control of class 1 substances at designated transfer zone
9.47Requirements for substance quantity limits within designated transfer zones
9.48Requirements for transportation by road or rail of class 1 substances
9.49Sufficient compliance with regulation 9.48(1)(b)
9.50Requirements to be met during interruptions of transportation
9.51Exemptions from transportation requirements for certain substances
10.1Interpretation
10.2Anhydrous ammonia
10.3General controls on class 2, 3, and 4 substances
10.4Substances that must be secured
10.5Requirement to segregate class 2, 3, and 4 substances
10.6Duty of PCBU to establish hazardous area
10.7Application of other legislation to electrical systems located in hazardous areas
10.8Duty of PCBU to reduce likelihood of unintended ignition of class 2.1.1, 2.1.2, and 3.1 substances
10.9Requirement to use odorant or alternative means of leak detection
10.10Requirements for refrigeration systems containing flammable gas refrigerant
10.11Circumstances involving control of ignition sources available to class 2.1.1, 2.1.2, and 3.1 substances
10.12Methods of complying with regulation 10.11
10.13Circumstances involving control of both proportion of vapour or gas to air and amount of energy available
10.14Methods of complying with regulation 10.13
10.15Circumstances involving control of proportion of vapour or gas to air, but not level of energy
10.16Methods of complying with regulation 10.15
10.17Circumstances where flammable vapour or gas is present in atmosphere and proportion of oxygen in atmosphere (by volume) is more than 20.9%
10.18Methods of complying with regulation 10.17
10.19Circumstances where flammable vapour or flammable gas may be present and proportion of oxygen in atmosphere (by volume) controlled so as to be less than 20.9%
10.20Methods of complying with regulation 10.19
10.21Limits on ignition sources
10.22Specific limits on temperature
10.23Requirements to reduce likelihood of unintended ignition of class 4.1.1 substances that may cause fire through friction
10.24Duty to reduce likelihood of unintended ignition of class 4.1.2 substances
10.25Duty to reduce likelihood of unintended ignition of class 3.2 or 4.1.3 substances
10.26Duty of PCBU to establish hazardous substance location
10.27Duty of PCBU to reduce likelihood of unintended ignition of class 3.2 or 4 substances present at hazardous substance location
10.28Duty of PCBU to control adverse effects of unintended ignition of class 3.2 or 4 substances present at hazardous substance location
10.29Method of complying with regulation 10.28
10.30Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances
10.31Requirements for surface containers of up to 60 L
10.32Requirements for surface containers of more than 60 L and up to 450 L
10.33Requirements for surface containers of more than 450 L
10.34Requirement to have compliance certificate if class 2.1.1, 2.1.2, or 3.1 substance present at hazardous substance location
10.35Alternative compliance certification requirements if more than 100 kg but less than 300 kg of LPG, propane, butane, or isobutane present at hazardous substance location
10.36Requirement to have compliance certificate if class 3.2 or 4 substance present at hazardous substance location
10.37Requirement for transit depot
11.1Interpretation
11.2Anhydrous ammonia
11.3Duty of PCBU to ensure that adverse effects of unintended ignition are controlled
11.4Application of subpart 1
11.5Duty of PCBU to separate class 2.1.1 permanent gases from protected places and public places
11.6Duty of PCBU to separate cylinders containing class 2.1.1 liquefiable gases from protected places and public places
11.7Duty of PCBU to separate above ground stationary tank, transportable container, tank wagon, and transfer point for class 2.1.1 liquefiable gas from protected places and public places
11.8Duty of PCBU to separate building holding class 2.1.2 flammable aerosols and threaded or self-sealing gas cartridges of LPG from a protected place
11.9Duty of PCBU to separate above ground stationary tank, transportable container, or tank wagon containing class 3.1 substance from protected places and public places
11.10Repairs and servicing of tank wagons
11.11Duty to hold certain packages or transportable containers of class 3.1 substance in building or external storage area of certain type
11.12Duty of PCBU to separate building or external storage area holding packages up to 60 L of class 3.1A or 3.1B substances or packages of any amount of class 3.1C substance from protected places
11.13Storage of packages holding class 3.1 substance in a store in a building
11.14Duty of PCBU to separate building or external storage area holding transportable containers or packages of more than 60 L of class 3.1A, 3.1B, or 3.1C substances from protected places
11.15Duty of PCBU to separate transfer point for class 3.1 substance from protected places
11.16Class 3.1 substance being used or in open package or container to be held in building of certain type
11.17Duty to separate building holding package containing class 3.1 substance from protected place
11.18Application of subpart 2
11.19Separation of class 2.1.1 permanent gas from protected places and public places
11.20Duty to separate cylinders containing class 2.1.1 liquefiable gas from protected places and public places
11.21Duty to separate above ground stationary tank, transportable container, or tank wagon and tank fill transfer point for class 2.1.1 liquefiable gas from protected places and public places
11.22Duty to separate cylinder filling stations for class 2.1.1A liquefiable gas from protected places or public places
11.23Duty to separate building holding class 2.1.2 flammable aerosols and threaded or self-sealing gas cartridges of LPG from protected place
11.24Hazardous substance location holding not more than 10 000 L aggregate water capacity of flammable aerosols
11.25Hazardous substance location holding more than 10 000 L but not more than 100 000 L aggregate water capacity of flammable aerosols
11.26Hazardous substance location holding more than 100 000 L aggregate water capacity of flammable aerosols
11.27Previous approval under Dangerous Goods (Class 2—Gases) Regulations 1980
11.28Separation of above ground stationary tank, transportable container, or tank wagon containing class 3.1 substance from protected places and public places
11.29Duty to hold certain packages or transportable containers of class 3.1 substance in building or external storage area of certain type
11.30Duty to separate building or external storage area holding packages up to 60 L of class 3.1A or 3.1B substances or packages of any amount of class 3.1C substance from protected places
11.31Storage of packages holding class 3.1 substances in store inside building
11.32Storage of class 3.1 substances in retail stores
11.33Storage of class 3.1B and 3.1C flammable liquids in retail shops
11.34Duty to separate building or external storage area holding transportable containers or packages of more than 60 L containing class 3.1A, 3.1B, or 3.1C substances from protected places
11.35Duty to separate transfer point for class 3.1 substance from protected place
11.36Class 3.1 substance being used or in open package or container to be held in building of certain type
11.37Separation of building holding package containing class 3.1 substance from protected place
11.38Calculation of separation distances for intermediate capacities or intermediate quantities
11.39Additional and modified separation distances or other matters in subparts 1 and 2
11.40Prescribed requirements relating to exemption from required separation distances or other matters in subparts 1 and 2
11.41Restrictions on delivery of LPG, propane, butane, or isobutane
11.42Maximum quantities of LPG, propane, butane, or isobutane for indoor storage and use
11.43Compliance checking and validation of controls required for LPG, propane, butane, or isobutane at hazardous substance location
12.1Interpretation
12.2General limits on class 5.1.1 and 5.1.2 substances
12.3Substances that must be secured
12.4Methods by which certain requirements may be met
12.5Requirements to reduce likelihood of unintended combustion or explosion of class 5.1.1 or 5.1.2 substance
12.6Duty of PCBU to ensure personal protective equipment used
12.7Requirements to control adverse effects of spills or failure of containers
12.8Duty of PCBU to establish hazardous substance location where class 5.1.1 and 5.1.2 substances present
12.9Duty of PCBU to reduce likelihood of unintended ignition where class 5.1.1 and 5.1.2 substances present at hazardous substance location
12.10Additional duties of PCBU relating to hazardous substance location where class 5.1.1 or 5.1.2 substance are manufactured or used
12.11Requirements where combustion intended or contact with incompatible substances, ignition sources, or exposure to temperature anticipated
12.12Duty of PCBU to control adverse effects of unintended combustion or explosion
12.13Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances
12.14Requirements for surface containers of up to 60 L
12.15Requirements for surface containers of more than 60 L and up to 450 L
12.16Requirements for surface containers of more than 450 L
12.17Requirement to have compliance certificate for hazardous substance location
12.18Matters to be certified for hazardous substance location where containers kept closed at all times or containers designed to be vented
12.19Matters to be certified for hazardous substance location where class 5.1.1 or 5.1.2 substances manufactured or used
12.20Duty of PCBU relating to transit depot where class 5.1.1 or 5.1.2 substances present
12.21Overview of subpart 3
12.22Interpretation
12.23General limits on class 5.2 substances
12.24Substances that must be secured
12.25Methods by which certain requirements may be met
12.26Requirements to reduce likelihood of unintended combustion or explosion of class 5.2 substances
12.27Limits on temperature
12.28Limits on impact or pressure shock
12.29Duty of PCBU to ensure personal protective equipment used
12.30Requirements where contact with incompatible substances or ignition, impact, or pressure shock sources intended or anticipated
12.31Requirement to control adverse effects of spillage or failure of containers
12.32Controls on class 5.2A substances
12.33Controls on class 5.2B, 5.2C, 5.2D, 5.2E, or 5.2F substances
12.34Duty of PCBU to establish hazardous substance location where class 5.2 substance present
12.35Duty of PCBU to reduce likelihood of unintended combustion or explosion where class 5.2 substance present at hazardous substance location
12.36Additional duties of PCBU relating to hazardous substance location where class 5.2 substances are manufactured or used
12.37Duty of PCBU to control adverse effects of unintended combustion or explosion
12.38Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances
12.39Requirements for surface containers of up to 60 L
12.40Requirements for surface containers of more than 60 L and up to 450 L
12.41Requirements for surface containers of more than 450 L
12.42Requirement to have compliance certificate for hazardous substance location
12.43Matters to be certified for hazardous substance location where containers kept closed at all times or containers designed to be vented
12.44Matters to be certified for hazardous substance location where class 5.2 substances manufactured or used
12.45Requirements for securing class 5.2 substance
12.46Requirements for transit depot
13.1Interpretation
13.2Exemption of anhydrous ammonia
13.3Duty of PCBU to keep record of application of certain class 6 and 8 substances
13.4Matters to be included in record kept by PCBU
13.5Additional recording and notification requirements when sodium fluoroacetate present
13.6Importation of sodium fluoroacetate
13.7Duty of PCBU to ensure equipment is appropriate
13.8Use of personal protective equipment when working with class 6 or 8 substances
13.9Certain substances to be under personal control of certified handler or secured
13.10Substances not requiring a certified handler to be secured
13.11Exception for transportation of packaged substances
13.12Licence required for possession of certain class 6 substances
13.13Licence required for supply and acquisition of certain class 6 substances
13.14Carriage of certain class 6 and 8 substances on passenger service vehicles
13.15Additional restrictions relating to transport of pesticide
13.16Additional restrictions relating to transport of certain vertebrate toxic agents and fumigants
13.17Prohibition on use of class 6 substance in excess of tolerable exposure limit
13.18Duty of PCBU to ensure prescribed exposure standards for class 6 substances not exceeded
13.19Signage requirements for vertebrate toxic agents
13.20Requirements for aircraft carrying out aerial application of vertebrate toxic agents
13.21Restricted access to vicinity in which certain vertebrate toxic agents applied
13.22Duties of PCBU with management or control of work using antifouling paints
13.23WorkSafe may set restricted entry intervals for pesticide
13.24Duty of PCBU to ensure restricted entry intervals complied with
13.25Duty of PCBU relating to signage for pesticide applied in indoor environment
13.26Storage of certain class 6 and 8 substances not located at hazardous substance location
13.27Requirements applicable to farms
13.28Controls on transit depots where class 6 or 8 substances present
13.29Duty of PCBU relating to segregation of class 6 and 8 substances
13.30Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances
13.31Requirements for surface containers of up to 60 L
13.32Requirements for surface containers of more than 60 L and up to 450 L
13.33Requirements for surface containers of more than 450 L
13.34Duty of PCBU to establish hazardous substance location where certain class 6 or 8 substances present
13.35Requirements for stores other than indoor storage cabinets
13.36Requirements for indoor storage cabinets for class 6 substances
13.37Requirements for indoor storage cabinets for class 8 substances
13.38Compliance certificate required for hazardous substance location
13.39Matters to be certified for hazardous substance location where class 6 or 8 substances are present
13.40Measurement of separation distance
13.41Minimum separation between protected places and hazardous substance locations containing packaged class 6.1 substances
13.42Minimum separation between public places and hazardous substance locations containing packaged class 6.1 substances
13.43Minimum separation between protected places and hazardous substance locations containing class 8.2A or 8.2B substances
13.44Application for exemption from certain requirements
13.45Additional emergency management requirements
13.46Additional and modified requirements in safe work instrument
14.1Additional controls for fumigants
14.2Interpretation
14.3Fumigants under personal control of certified handler
14.4Additional fumigants under personal control of certified handler
14.5Exception for transportation of packaged fumigants
14.6Licence required for possession of fumigant
14.7Notification of intended fumigation
14.8Timing of notification of intended fumigation
14.9Application of regulation 14.10
14.10PCBU must erect signs
14.11Shipping container under fumigation must not be moved
14.12Restriction on fumigation of shipping containers
14.13Shipping container must not leak fumigants
14.14Fumigation cells must not leak fumigants
14.15Supervision of fumigation
14.16Ventilation of fumigation area and safety of risk area
14.17Completion of fumigation and notice of completion
14.18Requirement to keep record of application
14.19Additional matters to be included in record if certain fumigants from Ripper range are applied
14.20Size of application block
14.21Entry restriction for application block
14.22PCBU to set buffer zones
14.23Restrictions on application of fumigant to soil
14.24Entry restriction for buffer zone
14.25Application timing and conditions
14.26Measures required to restrict fumigant emission from treated soil
14.27Sealing soil after fumigation: Tri-Form 60 and new fumigants
14.28Sealing soil after fumigation: Ripper range
14.29Disposal of plastic sheets used for fumigation under sheets
14.30Fumigation using CytecGas01
14.31PCBU to develop fumigation management plan
14.32Interpretation
14.33Restriction on fumigation
14.34Requirement to secure place where fumigation carried out
14.35Requirement to keep records
14.36Record of 1-hour and 24-hour exposure levels
14.37Annual monitoring report
14.38Minimum buffer zone
14.39Prohibition on use of methyl bromide in excess of tolerable exposure limit
14.40Requirements for sheets
14.41Application of methyl bromide by authorised person only
14.42Duty of PCBU to use sheets for soil fumigation for potato wart
14.43Duty of PCBU in relation to evacuation and access to site fumigated for potato wart
15.1Interpretation
15.2Application of this Part to certain pressure equipment
15.3Application of this Part to UN Model Regulations cylinders
15.4Design to withstand maximum developed pressure
15.5Compatibility
15.6Application of subpart 2
15.7Use and supply of cylinders
15.8Design standards for cylinders
15.9Design standards for refillable high-pressure fire extinguishers
15.10Design standards for cylinder neck threads
15.11Materials used for cylinders
15.12Cylinders for gases held at cryogenic temperatures
15.13Design verification of cylinders
15.14Cylinder not to be used beyond specified cylinder life
15.15Requirements on manufacture of cylinders
15.16Restrictions on, and compliance certificates for, imported cylinders
15.17Requirement for pre-commissioning certificate
15.18Prescribed requirements for exemption from requirement to obtain certain certificates
15.19Issue of pre-commissioning certificate
15.20Declining to issue pre-commissioning certificate
15.21Application of subpart 3
15.22Fire extinguisher registration number
15.23Standards for low-pressure fire extinguishers
15.24Manufacture of low-pressure fire extinguishers
15.25Restrictions on import, manufacture, and supply of aerosols
15.26Restrictions on import, manufacture, and supply of non-refillable gas containers
15.27Restriction on import, manufacture, or supply of cylinder fittings
15.28Cylinder valves
15.29Outlet connection for cylinder valves
15.30Cylinder valve design for particular gases
15.31Cylinder overpressure protection for particular gases
15.32Gas regulators
15.33LPG regulator or LPG automatic changeover device
15.34Overfill protection device for LPG cylinders
15.35LPG valve outlet adaptors
15.36Restrictions on imported and manufactured LPG fittings
15.37Compliance certificate for imported and manufactured fittings
15.38Duty of compliance certifier in relation to non-compliant fittings
15.39Prescribed requirements relating to exemption from compliance certificate for imported and manufactured fittings
15.40Markings for cylinders and fire extinguishers
15.41Additional markings for cylinders containing dry gas
15.42Additional markings for cylinders containing toxic gas
15.43Marking size requirements
15.44Tampering etc with markings on cylinder, cylinder fittings, or fire extinguisher
15.45Cylinder valve markings
15.46Cylinder regulator markings
15.47Cylinder adaptor markings
15.48Markings for LPG automatic changeover devices
15.49Marking of fittings
15.50Marking of aerosols
15.51Marking of non-refillable gas containers
15.52Authorisation of test stations
15.53Register of test stations
15.54Suspension of test station authorisation
15.55Cancellation of test station authorisation
15.56Periodic tests
15.57Other requirements of test stations
15.58Consequences of test failure
15.59Periodic testing of LPG valve and pressure relief device
15.60Test station may mark cylinder to make it compliant
15.61Restrictions on charging cylinders
15.62Restriction on charging aerosol containers
15.63Restriction on charging non-refillable gas containers with certain gases
15.64Restriction on persons who may charge gas containers
15.65Approved fillers
15.66Compliance certificate for approved fillers
15.67Maximum filling ratio for cylinders and stationary tanks
15.68Air in self-contained breathing apparatus
15.69Charging cylinders and stationary tanks with liquefied gases
15.70Cylinder charging for supply of LPG: connection requirements
15.71Cylinder location for supply of LPG
15.72Cylinder charging requirements
15.73Tank wagon location requirements
15.74Tank wagon size restrictions
15.75Charging cryogenic containers
15.76Developed pressure for permanent gases
15.77Restriction on cylinders previously used for class 6.1 gases
15.78Recharging cylinders
15.79Charging cylinder or tank with carbon dioxide
15.80Repair of cylinders
15.81Cylinder records
15.82Special record for cylinders
15.83Cylinder fittings record
15.84Special record for cylinder fittings
15.85Recalls and withdrawals
15.86Modifying list of design standards for gas containers
16.1Interpretation
16.2Application of Part 16
16.3Application of subpart 1
16.4Compatibility
16.5Markings
16.6Application of subpart 2
16.7Ability to withstand stress of load
16.8Pressure resistance
16.9Fatigue resistance
16.10Corrosion resistance
16.11Tank impact resistance
16.12Fittings impact resistance
16.13Maximum compartment size
16.14Emergency preparedness
16.15Loss minimisation while transferring liquids or gases
16.16Attachment of tank to chassis
16.17Minimising risk of possible ignition
16.18Application of subpart 3
16.19Fuel tank requirements
16.20Stability and manoeuvrability
16.21Longitudinal surging
16.22Rear-end collision protection
16.23Rear run-under by small vehicle
16.24Application of subpart 4
16.25Design, construction, installation, and operation requirements
16.26Road tank trailer impact resistance
16.27Fittings impact resistance
16.28Rear run-under
16.29Application of subpart 5
16.30Requirements for UN approved containers
16.31Requirements for issue of design compliance certificates
16.32Requirements relating to design compliance certificates
16.33Record of designs
16.34Requirements for issue of pre-commissioning compliance certificates
16.35WorkSafe may approve tank wagon fabricators
16.36Requirements for issue and renewal of in-service compliance certificates
16.37Additional in-service compliance certificates
16.38Compatibility of hazardous substances carried
16.39Filling tank wagons
16.40Transfer of liquid or gas
16.41When tank wagon may be left unattended
16.42Requirements for fire extinguishers for road tank wagons with capacity of at least 2 000 L
16.43Requirements for fire-fighting facilities and equipment for tank wagons containing LPG, propane, butane, or isobutane with capacity of at least 12 000 L
16.44Prescribed requirements relating to exemption from fire-fighting facilities and equipment for tank wagons with capacity of at least 12 000 L
16.45Persons with access
16.46Additional and modified requirements for tank wagons
17.1Application of Part 17
17.2Interpretation
17.3Accepted engineering principles and practice to be applied
17.4General performance requirements for stationary container systems
17.5Requirements when contained hazardous substances change
17.6Design, construction, and installation of above ground stationary tanks for hazardous liquids
17.7Design, construction, installation, and operation of above ground stationary tank for hazardous liquids for pressure management
17.8Emergency pressure management for above ground stationary tank for flammable and oxidising liquids
17.9Lightning protection for above ground stationary tank for flammable liquids
17.10Earthing and bonding for above ground stationary tank for flammable liquids
17.11Filling above ground stationary tank with hazardous liquids
17.12Liquid level indicator required for above ground stationary tank for hazardous liquids
17.13Design, construction, and installation of above ground stationary tank for gases
17.14Above ground stationary tank for class 2.1.1 liquefied gas not to be in compound
17.15Design, construction, installation, and operation of above ground stationary tank for gases for pressure management
17.16Emergency pressure management for above ground stationary tank for gases
17.17Tanks containing class 2.1.1 substances
17.18Tanks containing class 3 substances
17.19Separation between tanks designed and constructed to certain specifications
17.20Tanks containing class 5, 6, or 8 substances
17.21Tanks containing class 2.1.1 substance
17.22Tanks containing class 3 substance
17.23Tanks containing class 6 or 8 substance
17.24Above ground stationary tanks containing chemically incompatible substances to have separate secondary containment systems
17.25Separation between transfer point and above ground stationary tank containing class 2.1.1 or 3 substance
17.26Separation between transfer points
17.27Tank wagon and above ground stationary tank containing class 2.1.1 substances
17.28Location of tank containing class 6 substance
17.29Location of tank containing class 8 substance
17.30Design and construction of below ground stationary tank for hazardous liquids
17.31Installation of below ground stationary tank for hazardous liquids
17.32Design, construction, installation, and operation of below ground stationary tank for hazardous liquids for pressure management
17.33Filling a below ground stationary tank with hazardous liquid
17.34Filling below ground stationary tank from tank wagon
17.35Liquid level indicator requirements for below ground stationary tank for hazardous liquids
17.36Design, construction, and installation of tank
17.37Design, construction, installation, and operation of tank for pressure management
17.38Emergency pressure management
17.39Disused tanks
17.40Fire-fighting equipment and facilities must be available
17.41Exemption from fire-fighting equipment and facilities requirements
17.42Testing of fire fighting equipment and facilities
17.43Material for process containers and equipment
17.44Liquid level indicators for process containers or equipment
17.45Filling open process container
17.46Overflow provision
17.47Dispensers must be of approved type
17.48Approval of types of dispenser
17.49Record of approved type of dispenser
17.50Removal of approved type of dispenser from record
17.51Shutdown of dispenser
17.52Vapourisers must be of approved type
17.53WorkSafe may approve types of vapouriser
17.54Record of approved type of vapouriser
17.55Removal of approved type of vapouriser from record
17.56Other requirements for vapourisers
17.57Installation of stationary container system
17.58System to have automatic cut-off
17.59Requirements for pipework of stationary container system
17.60Requirements for heaters to transfer heat to hazardous substance
17.61Heater for combustion of substance in stationary container system
17.62Stationary tank for class 3.1A or 3.1B substances
17.63Stationary tank for certain class 3.1C and 3.1D substances
17.64Service tank in stationary container system
17.65Stationary container system operational requirements
17.66Record of burners not permitted for use
17.67Approval of type of burner
17.68Record of approved type of burner
17.69Removal of approved type of burner from record
17.70Installation requirements for burners
17.71Operating instructions for burners
17.72Requirements for pipework
17.73Installation of non-return valve for class 3.1 substance
17.74Installation of transfer line between ship and stationary tank
17.75Valve for stationary tank containing hazardous substance
17.76Marking of stationary tanks
17.77Renewal of stationary tank markings
17.78Markings for pipework connected to above ground stationary tank in stationary container system
17.79Renewal of pipework markings
17.80Records for stationary container systems
17.81Requirement to keep records for stationary container system
17.81AInspection and testing of above ground stationary tank
17.82Above ground stationary tank for storing hazardous liquids
17.83Compliance certificate for above ground stationary tank can become invalid
17.84Repair, alteration, testing, inspection, and maintenance of below ground stationary tank for hazardous liquids
17.85Below ground stationary tank for hazardous liquids
17.86Compliance certificate for below ground stationary tank can become invalid
17.87Repair, maintenance, etc of equipment
17.88Repair, maintenance, etc of process container
17.89Compliance certificate for process container can become invalid
17.90Compliance certificate required for certain installed stationary container systems
17.91Requirements for compliance certificate
17.92Validity of compliance certificate for stationary container system
17.93Certification of designs or fabricators
17.94Duration of certification for fabricators
17.95Record of certified designs and fabricators
17.96Investigation and removal of design or fabricator
17.97Information to be shown on compliance certificate
17.98Requirement for more than 1 compliance certificate
17.99 Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances
17.100Secondary containment for above ground stationary containers
17.101Secondary containment for below ground stationary containers
17.102Secondary containment systems for storage of class 3.1 substances in above ground stationary tank
17.103WorkSafe may increase capacity of tanks in secondary containment systems
17.104WorkSafe may increase aggregate capacity for groups of stationary tanks
17.105Additional and modified requirements for stationary tanks
18.1Interpretation
18.2Application
18.3Parts of laboratory to be impervious to hazardous substances
18.4Design of laboratory
18.5Entry to laboratories
18.6Recording of hazardous substances in laboratory
18.7Additional recording and notification requirements respecting sodium fluoroacetate
18.8Requirements respecting importation of sodium fluoroacetate
18.9Handling, packaging, and storage of approved hazardous substances
18.10Handling, packaging, and storage of unapproved hazardous substances
18.11Specifications of small containers
18.12Laboratory manager
18.13Skill and knowledge requirements for laboratory managers
18.14Knowledge requirements for persons handling hazardous substances
18.15Emergency response plan requirements
19.1Interpretation
19.2Application of Part 19
19.3Adding to list of hazardous substances that do not require tracking
19.4Tracked substances recording information
19.5Requirement to make record available
19.6Retention of records
19.7Transfer of tracked substance
20.1Consequential amendment to Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016
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