Certification of people
How to become an Approved Handler, an Approved Filler, a Test Certifier, or a Periodic Tester.
If you handle or store hazardous substances you may need a test certificate. You can get one from a test certifier. They will tell you what they need from you before they can issue the test certificate.
A list of forms for test certifiers to use when assessing an approved handler applicant for the first time.
Anyone filling compressed gas containers with gas must be an approved filler. This applies to all compressed gases, including air.
A Controlled Substance Licence (CSL) is required to possess certain explosives, vertebrate toxic agents or fumigants.
A test certifier is an independent person approved by WorkSafe New Zealand to issue test certificates. A test certificate confirms that individuals, sites or containers are compliant with the hazardous substances legislation.
Test certifiers are expected to adhere to the test certifier performance standards when issuing a test certificate.
A periodic tester is a person who works in a cylinder testing station, and who is legally approved to test and certify compressed gas cylinders.
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