In accordance with section 221 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (“Act”), WorkSafe New Zealand gives notice that it has granted an exemption under section 220 of the Act to the following classes of persons from compliance with Regulation 14.38(1) of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017:
Every PCBU with management or control of quarantine or pre-shipment fumigation using methyl bromide on a ship berthed at Berth MP1 inside the Northport Marsden Wharf Security Area and within 100 metres of a landside public access area adjacent to Berth MP1.
The exemption takes effect on Friday 1 December 2017.
The exemption and the reasons for granting it may be viewed at: http://www.worksafe.govt.nz/worksafe/hswa/exemptions-under-hswa.
Dated at Wellington this 26th day of October 2017.
For and on behalf of WorkSafe New Zealand:
PROFESSOR GREGOR COSTER, cnzm, Chair, WorkSafe New Zealand Board.