Health and Safety in Employment (Pressure Equipment, Cranes, and Passenger Ropeways) Regulations 1999

Reprint as at 1 December 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health and Safety in Employment (Pressure Equipment, Cranes, and Passenger Ropeways) Regulations 1999

(SR 1999/128)

Michael Hardie Boys, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of May 1999

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council


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.

Pursuant to section 21 of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


1Title and commencement
3Meaning of controller
4Meaning of equipment
5Exemptions for controllers, designers, manufacturers, or suppliers
6Exemptions for equipment
7Relationship between Act and regulations
8Information to be held by controller
9Accident notification
10Duties in relation to operation
11Duties in relation to repairs or alterations
12Employee’s duty
13Investigation of potentially unsafe equipment
14Notification of type fault
15Correction of type fault
16Relationship to duties in Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995
17Sufficient compliance with duties in regulations 18 to 20
18Duties relating to design and design verification
19Duties relating to manufacture and fabrication inspection
20Duties relating to supply
21Duties relating to provision of information
22Sufficient compliance with functions in regulations 23 to 35
23Recognition procedures
24Inspection bodies: functions
25Inspection bodies: recognition
26Design verifiers
27Equipment inspectors
28Quality management systems
29Qualification issuing agencies
30Certificates of design verification
31Contents of certificate of design verification
32Issue and renewal of certificate of inspection
33Term and contents of certificate of inspection
34Suspension or cancellation of certificate of inspection
35Certificates of competence
36Duties of controllers and inspection bodies in relation to certificates of competence
37Certificates of inspection
38Certificates of competence
39Offences and penalties [Revoked]
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