A replacement to this notice was published on 27 November 2014, No. 143, Notice No. 2014-au7198.

Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notice of Intention to Apply for Revocation of Approved Codes of Practice

Under section 20A of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, WorkSafe New Zealand intends to apply to the Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety for approval of the revocation of three Approved Codes of Practice.

The three Approved Codes of Practice are:

  1. Approved Code of Practice for the Design, Safe Operation, Maintenance and Servicing of Boilers (1st Edition)*
  2. Approved Code of Practice for the Management of Noise in the Workplace (1st Edition)
  3. Approved Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Timber Preservatives and Antisapstain Chemicals

The Approved Code of Practice for the Design, Safe Operation, Maintenance and Servicing of Boilers (1st Edition)* has been superseded by a second edition Approved Code of Practice of the same name.

The Approved Code of Practice for the Management of Noise in the Workplace (1st Edition) has been superseded by a second edition Approved Code of Practice of the same name.

The Approved Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Timber Preservatives and Antisapstain Chemicals has been superseded by the Best Practice Guidelines for the Safe Use of Timber Preservatives and Antisapstain Chemicals.

If you wish to make a submission on the proposed revocation of any or all of the above Approved Codes of Practice you may do so by filling in the submission form available on Worksafe New Zealand’s website at

www.business.govt.nz/worksafe/about/who-we-work-with/consultation/open-for-consultation

The consultation period for the proposal to revoke the Approved Codes of Practice closes on Friday 21 November 2014.

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of October 2014.

BRETT MURRAY, General Manager High Hazards and Specialist Services, for the Chief Executive, WorkSafe New Zealand.

New Zealand Gazette, 25 May 2000, No. 56, page 1213
† New Zealand Gazette, 23 May 2002, No. 52, page 1441
‡ New Zealand Gazette, 18 March 1993, No. 35, page 712