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.
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.
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.
Feedback on Breaking in Horses guidance from WorkSafe NZ
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Thank you for taking the time to consider and provide feedback on this draft guidance.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.
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