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Notice of Revocation of Approved Code of Practice for Managing Hazards to Prevent Major Industrial Accidents

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 Managing Hazards to Prevent Major Industrial Accidents. This revocation will come into force 28 days after the date of publication of this notice.

This ACOP has been superseded by the new Health and Safety at Work (Major Hazard Facilities) Regulations 2016 and five new guidelines supporting major hazard facilities operators, available on WorkSafe’s website

www.worksafe.govt.nz

Dated at Wellington this 24th day of November 2016.

HELEN HANIFY, Acting Manager, Guidance and Education Development, WorkSafe New Zealand.