In accordance with section 223 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, WorkSafe New Zealand (“WorkSafe”) gives notice that the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety has revoked the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) for Safety in Excavation and Shafts for Foundations.
This revocation will come into force 28 days after the date of publication of this notice.
The ACOP has been superseded by the Excavation Safety good practice guidelines, available on WorkSafe’s website
Dated at Wellington this 11th day of August 2016.
CHRIS JONES, Acting Manager Guidance and Standards, WorkSafe New Zealand.