We are operating at reduced capacity due to COVID-19 Alert Level Three restrictions in Auckland. Please only call our 0800 number if someone is at serious risk of harm or has been seriously injured, become seriously ill, or died as a result of work.
For other notifications please complete our online forms at Notify WorkSafe
A specified risk management approach must be used or certain requirements met when dealing with the certain kinds of work or work situations.
General Risk and Workplace Management (Part 2)
We have produced these guidelines to explain the requirements for the following types of work situations:
- remote or isolated work
- atmospheres with potential for fire or explosion
- raised and falling objects
- loose material in enclosed spaces
- containers of liquids
- substances hazardous to health.
Hazardous substances fall under the definition of ‘substances hazardous to health’ and have further requirements to meet.