Feedback on other persons in the workplace guidance from WorkSafe NZ

Visitors at Work A3 - v3 Consultation Draft Document

Tēnā koe,

WorkSafe New Zealand is currently developing new guidance for PCBUs about their health and safety obligations towards ‘other persons in the workplace’ (that is, non-workers or visitors).

The guidance talks about what is expected of PCBUs, workers, and visitors in regards to workplace safety, and what this may look like in practice.

As we know you may have an interest in this particular area, we would welcome your feedback on the attached document. To submit feedback, please reply to this email. We welcome all comments, as they help us refine the guidance we produce.

Submissions close at 5pm Friday 8th July 2022. All submissions will be collated and while equal consideration will be given to all feedback, there is no guarantee that suggested changes will be actioned.

Thank you for taking the time to consider and provide feedback on this draft guidance.

If you have any queries about this document or the submission process, please email us at GuidanceandEducationDevelopment@Worksafe.govt.nz

Ngā mihi nui,

Guidance and Education Development | Te Muka

Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, PO Box 165, Wellington 6140

E     GuidanceandEducationDevelopment@worksafe.govt.nz
W    www.worksafe.govt.nz




Hazardous Substances

Consultation: Polyethylene tanks for diesel and bitumen tank wagons Safe Work Instruments

Public consultation is now open on proposed amendments to an existing Safe Work Instrument and a proposed new Safe Work Instrument, both relating to hazardous substances. 

Consultation documents describing our proposals and response forms for providing your feedback are available on Worksafe's website and via the 'Have your say' buttons below. 

Polyethylene above ground stationary tanks for diesel fuel

Proposed amendments to the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances - Polyethylene Above Ground Stationary Tanks for Diesel Fuel) Safe Work Instrument 2017. 

The deadline for submissions is 5pm on Friday 15 July.

Have your say

Bitumen tank wagons

A proposed new Safe Work Instrument which sets requirements for tank wagons that are used to transport and transfer hazardous bituminous substances. 

The deadline for submissions is 5pm on Friday 22 July.

Have your say

Next steps

Your submissions will help us to decide whether the proposed requirements are appropriate.

Once the consultation period has closed, we will analyse the submissions and finalise the draft Safe Work Instruments. 

We will publish a summary of the submissions received and any changes to the proposed requirements.

Contact and more information

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions during the consultation period.

Read more about safe work instruments

Feedback on Breaking in Horses guidance from WorkSafe NZ

Breaking in Horses - Draft for Consultation Document

Tēnā koe

WorkSafe New Zealand is currently developing new guidance for PCBUs on safety when breaking in horses. 

The fact sheet aims to strengthen current advice in this area and in particular, around the wearing of PPE.

As we know you may have an interest in this particular area, we would welcome your feedback on the attached document.

Please send all submissions to this email address before the consultation closes, at 5pm Wednesday 13th July 2022. All submissions will be collated and while equal consideration will be given to all feedback, there is no guarantee that suggested changes will be actioned.  

Thank you for taking the time to consider and provide feedback on this draft guidance.  

If you have any queries about this document or the submission process, please email us at GuidanceandEducationDevelopment@Worksafe.govt.nz

Ngā mihi nui,

Guidance and Education Development | Te Muka
Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, PO Box 165, Wellington 6140
E     GuidanceandEducationDevelopment@worksafe.govt.nz
W    www.worksafe.govt.nz