Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Amendment Regulations 2017

2017/285

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Amendment Regulations 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of November 2017

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

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

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Principal regulations
4Regulation 2 amended (Commencement)
5Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)
6Regulation 1.9 amended (Ethanol dilutions)
7New regulation 1.13 inserted (Refrigeration systems containing flammable gas refrigerants)
1.13Refrigeration systems containing flammable gas refrigerants
8Regulation 2.5 amended (Duty of PCBU to display signage: general duty)
9Regulation 2.6 amended (Signage requirements for general duty)
10Regulation 2.7 amended (Signage requirements for transit depots)
11Regulation 2.9 amended (Signage at workplace where milking animals are milked)
12Regulation 9.3 amended (Class 1 substances generally to be under control of certified handlers)
13Regulation 10.10 amended (Requirements for refrigeration systems containing LPG, propane, butane, isobutane, or other flammable refrigerant)
14Regulation 10.30 amended (Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances)
15Regulation 10.31 amended (Requirements for surface containers of up to 60 L)
16Regulation 10.32 amended (Requirements for surface containers of more than 60 L and up to 450 L)
17Regulation 10.33 amended (Requirements for surface containers of more than 450 L)
18Regulation 11.11 amended (Duty to hold certain packages or transportable containers of class 3.1 substance in building or external storage area of certain type)
19Regulation 12.13 amended (Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances)
20Regulation 12.14 amended (Requirements for surface containers of up to 60 L)
21Regulation 12.15 amended (Requirements for surface containers of more than 60 L and up to 450 L)
22Regulation 12.16 amended (Requirements for surface containers of more than 450 L)
23Regulation 12.38 amended (Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances)
24Regulation 12.39 amended (Requirements for surface containers of up to 60 L)
25Regulation 12.40 amended (Requirements for surface containers of more than 60 L and up to 450 L)
26Regulation 12.41 amended (Requirements for surface containers of more than 450 L)
27Regulation 13.12 amended (Licence required for possession of certain class 6 substances)
28Regulation 13.13 amended (Licences required for supply and acquisition of certain class 6 substances)
29Regulation 13.30 amended (Requirement to have secondary containment system for pooling substances)
30Regulation 13.31 amended (Requirements for surface containers of up to 60 L)
31Regulation 13.32 amended (Requirements for surface containers of more than 60 L and up to 450 L)
32Regulation 13.33 amended (Requirements for surface containers of more than 450 L)
33Regulation 13.39 amended (Matters to be certified for hazardous substance location where class 6 or 8 substances are present)
34Regulation 14.26 amended (Measures required to restrict fumigant emission from treated soil)
35Regulation 15.1 amended (Interpretation)
36Regulation 15.6 amended (Application of subpart 2)
37Regulation 15.10 amended (Design standards for cylinder neck threads)
38Regulation 15.21 amended (Application of subpart 3)
39Regulation 15.29 amended (Outlet connection for cylinder valves)
40Regulation 15.52 amended (Authorisation of test stations)
41Regulation 15.56 amended (Periodic tests)
42Regulation 16.30 amended (Requirements for UN approved containers)
43Regulation 16.36 amended (Requirements for issue and renewal of in-service compliance certificates)
44Regulation 17.2 amended (Interpretation)
45Regulation 17.6 amended (Design, construction, and installation of above ground stationary tanks for hazardous liquids)
46Regulation 17.64 amended (Service tank in stationary container system)
47Regulation 17.80 amended (Records for stationary container systems)
48New regulation 17.81A inserted (Inspection and testing of above ground stationary tank)
17.81AInspection and testing of above ground stationary tank
49Regulation 17.82 amended (Above ground stationary tank for storing hazardous liquids)
50Regulation 17.92 amended (Validity of compliance certificate for stationary container system)
51Regulation 18.9 amended (Handling, packaging, and storage of approved hazardous substances)
52Regulation 18.10 amended (Handling, packaging, and storage of unapproved hazardous substances)
53Regulation 18.12 amended (Laboratory manager)
54Schedule 1 amended
55Schedule 13 amended
56Schedule 26 amended
Explanatory note
Administrative Information