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Notice of Approval of Code of Practice

Pursuant to section 79 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (“HSNO Act”), WorkSafe New Zealand gives notice that it approved on 27 November 2014 the code of practice HSNOCOP 4 version 3 Thermoplastic Stationary Tanks and Process Containers for Class 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 Hazard Classifications.

This code of practice has been developed by APD Limited and provides a means of compliance with the requirements of clauses 8(2)(h), 77(b)(i) and 93(1)(a) of Schedule 8 to the Hazardous Substances (Dangerous Goods and Scheduled Toxic Substances) Transfer Notice 2004 (as amended) (the Transfer Notice) for the design and construction of above-ground tanks constructed from polyethylene or polypropylene.

Pursuant to section 80(1) of the HSNO Act, this code may be inspected on request at the Wellington Office of WorkSafe New Zealand, Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, Wellington 6011.

Pursuant to section 80(1)(b) of the HSNO Act, the code is available from the General Manager, APD Limited, 13–15 Joval Place, Wiri, Auckland 2104. Telephone: (09) 263 7741. Email:

GORDON MacDONALD, Chief Executive, WorkSafe New Zealand.