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 approved the code of practice for Emergency Preparedness in Mining and Tunnelling Operations.
The Minister has also approved amendments to the approved code of practice for Fire or Explosion in Underground Mines and Tunnels.
The new and amended approved codes of practice will come into force 28 days after the date of publication of this notice and will be available on WorkSafe’s website
The new and amended approved codes of practice will be available for purchase in hard copy, for a reasonable charge, and for inspection at WorkSafe’s offices at Level 6, Customhouse Quay, Wellington 6011.
Dated at Wellington this 11th day of August 2016.
CHRIS JONES, Manager Guidance and Standards, WorkSafe New Zealand.