A revocation to this notice was published on 6 April 2017, Issue No. 37, Notice No. 2017-au1623.

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Amendment to the Notice of Requirements for Granting of Certificates of Competence Under the Health and Safety in Employment (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2013

WorkSafe New Zealand has added the following Certificate of Competence to the notice published in the New Zealand Gazette, 18 December 2014, Issue No. 153, Notice No. 2014-au7793:

“Certificate of competence as a site-specific site

1. The applicant for a certificate of competence as a site-specific site must:

    1. hold a certificate of competence as a site-specific site under the former regulations; and
    2. have passed the unit standards set out in Group F of Appendix 2; and
    3. hold a first aid certificate.”

and has amended the details of examination by panel of examiners as follows:

“Examination by panel of examiners

3. Paragraph (1) applies to the following certificates of competence:

    1. site senior executive;
    2. first-class mine manager;
    3. first-class coal mine manager;
    4. A-grade opencast coal mine manager;
    5. A-grade quarry manager;
    6. A-grade tunnel manager;
    7. coal mine deputy;
    8. electrical superintendent;
    9. mechanical superintendent;
    10. ventilation officer;
    11. winding engine driver;
    12. coal mine underviewer;
    13. mine surveyor.”

Dated at Wellington this 16th day of April 2015.

GREGOR COSTER, Chairperson, WorkSafe New Zealand.