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These systems have passed rigorous testing under supervision of a registered engineer in accordance with AS/NZS4994.1:2009.
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HSWA Regulations: The majority of the first phase of regulations to support the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) have been now been finalised and will come into force on 4 April 2016, along with the Act.
The regulations supported with information and guidance from WorkSafe New Zealand are intended to support businesses (particularly small businesses) to understand what they need to do to comply with the general duties of the Act.
Regulations at a glance
Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016
Persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) have duties to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the workplace is without risks to the health and safety of any person.
These regulations outline additional duties on PCBUs related to managing risks, monitoring in the workplace, and specific duties related to young persons in the workplace and obtaining a police vet for workers at limited child-care centres.