We are consulting on three proposed safe work instruments (SWIs) to support the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.
Purpose of the proposed safe work instruments
The proposed SWIs will:
- update the soil condition requirements for the fumigant AFE-HFP, and require the fumigant Tri-Form 80 to comply with the same requirements that apply to the similar fumigants AFE-HFP and Tri-Form 60
- remove the tracking requirement for the fuel NPD 100 PLUS, allowing the substance to be sold to the public
- require the pesticide Hercon Vaportape II Insecticidal Strips to be contained in either a sealed, unopened sachet or an airtight container during transport.
Your feedback will help determine whether the requirements in the proposed SWIs are appropriate for these substances.
Public consultation document
The public consultation document provides details about each of the proposed SWIs:
How to have your say
Please use our response form(s) for your feedback:
You can provide feedback on one, two, or all three SWIs. You will need to use a separate response form for each SWI.
You can send your submissions via email or post:
Email: Regulatory Frameworks Team
Post: SWI Consultation, Regulatory Frameworks Team, WorkSafe New Zealand, PO Box 165, Wellington 6140
Deadline for submissions
Submissions close at 5 pm on Friday 5 February 2021.
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