In accordance with section 227 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, I give notice that I have approved the following safe work instrument:
Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos – Prescribed Relevant Courses) Safe Work Instrument 2017
The safe work instrument prescribes relevant courses in relation to asbestos removal work and is referred to in Regulation 3 of the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016.
The safe work instrument comes into force on 1 June 2017.
Copies are available on WorkSafe New Zealand’s website: www.worksafe.govt.nz.
Copies are also available for purchase from WorkSafe New Zealand, Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, or by post to PO Box 165, Wellington 6140.
Dated at Wellington this 8th day of May 2017.
Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE, Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety.