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1 DRAFT FOR CONSULTATION Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2015 Governor-General Order in Council At Wellington this day of 2015 Present: in Council Pursuant to sections 221, 223, and 227 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, His Excellency the Governor-General makes the following regulations acting, (a) on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and (b) on the recommendation of the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety after complying with sections 226 and 228 of that Act. Contents Page 1 Title 4 2 Commencement 4 3 Interpretation 4 Consultation draft 1

2 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Part 1 General requirements Risk management process to be followed in specified circumstances 4 Application of regulations 5 to Duty to identify hazards 7 6 Hierarchy of control measures 7 7 Duty to maintain control measures 8 8 Dutytoreviewcontrolmeasures 8 Supervision, training, and instruction of workers 9 Duty to provide information, supervision, training, and 10 instruction General workplace facilities 10 Duty in relation to general workplace facilities Duty in respect of unwell workers Duty to provide and maintain workplace facilities Duties in respect of facilities at certain places of work Facilities for managing risks associated with airborne 14 contaminants First aid 15 Duty to provide first aid 14 Emergency plans 16 Duty to prepare, maintain, and implement emergency plan 15 Personal protective equipment 17 Duty to provide personal protective equipment Worker may choose to provide personal protective 17 equipment 19 Duties of worker relating to personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment used by other persons Duty of other persons to use or wear personal protective 18 equipment Part 2 Management of particular risks Remote or isolated work 22 Duty of PCBU relating to remote or isolated work 19 Hazardous atmospheres 23 Managing risks associated with hazardous atmospheres Managing risks associated with ignition sources 19 2 Consultation draft

3 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Falling objects 25 Managing risks associated with falling objects Minimising risks associated with falling objects 20 Hazardous containers 27 Hazardous containers 21 Loose but enclosed materials 28 Loose but enclosed materials 21 Limited-attendance child-care centres 29 Limited-attendance child-care workers must be suitable Police vetting of workers at limited-attendance child-care 22 centres 31 Police vet must be obtained before person has 23 unsupervised access to children 32 Procedures relating to Police vets of limited-attendance 23 child-care workers Part 3 Duties relating to young persons at workplace 33 Young persons at workplace Young person must not perform injurious tasks Young person must not work at or with machinery Young person must not drive or ride upon tractor or 25 self-propelled mobile mechanical plant 37 Young person must not carry out night work 26 Part 4 Duties relating to monitoring Exposure monitoring 38 Ensuring exposure standards for substances hazardous to 26 health not exceeded 39 General duty to monitor exposure of workers to substances 27 hazardous to health Health monitoring of workers 40 Duty to provide health monitoring Duty to inform worker of health monitoring Duty to ensure appropriate health monitoring is provided Duty to ensure health monitoring is supervised Duty to pay costs of health monitoring Information that must be provided to occupational health professional 31 Consultation draft 3

4 r1 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and 46 Duty to obtain health monitoring report Duty to give health monitoring report to worker Duty to give health monitoring report to relevant PCBUs Duty to give health monitoring report to regulator Health monitoring records 33 Part 5 Consequential amendments 51 Consequential amendments to Health and Safety in 34 Employment Regulations Regulation 5 amended (Duties in respect of facilities at 34 certain places of work) 53 Regulation 6 revoked (Duty in respect of indisposed 34 employees) 54 Regulations 14 and 15 revoked Parts 5 to 7 revoked 34 Regulations 1 Title These regulations are the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and. 2 Commencement These regulations come into force on [date]. 3 Interpretation (1) In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires, Act means the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 administrative control (a) means a method of work, process, or procedure designed to minimise risk; but (b) does not include (i) an engineering control; or (ii) the use of personal protective equipment contaminant means any substance that may be harmful to health or safety control measure, in relation to a risk to health and safety, means a measure to eliminate or minimise the risk 4 Consultation draft

5 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and r3 engineering control (a) means a control measure that is physical in nature; and (b) includes a mechanical device or process hazardous atmosphere means an atmosphere where (a) the atmosphere does not have a safe oxygen level; or (b) the concentration of oxygen in the atmosphere increases the fire risk; or (c) the concentration of flammable gas, vapour, mist, or fumes exceeds 5% of the lower explosive limit for the gas, vapour, mist, or fumes; or (d) combustible dust is present in a quality and form that would result in a hazardous area hazardous container (a) means any enclosure, fixed vessel, pit, structure, sump, vat, or other container of a similar kind (i) that contains any liquid; and (ii) the edge of which is not less than 1 metre above the adjoining floor, ground, or platform; but (b) does not include any drinking trough for animals or any system of water collection, disposal, distribution, or storage health monitoring, in relation to a person, means monitoring the person to identify changes in the person s health status because of exposure to certain substances ignition source means a source of energy capable of igniting flammable or combustible substances limited-attendance child-care centre means any premises used regularly for the care of 3 or more children (not being children of the persons providing the care, or children enrolled at a school being provided with care before or after school) under the age of 6, none of whom attends for any period exceeding 2 hours per day, in circumstances where the children s parents or caregivers (a) are in close proximity to the children and are able to be contacted; and (b) are able to resume responsibility for children at short notice Consultation draft 5

6 r3 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and lower explosive limit, in relation to a flammable gas, vapour, or mist, means the concentration of the gas, vapour, or mist in air below which the propagation of a flame would not occur on contact with an ignition source mixture means a combination of, or a solution composed of, 2 or more substances that do not react to each other occupational health professional means a registered medical practitioner, a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, or an occupational hygienist with experience in health monitoring remote or isolated work, in relation to a worker, means work that is isolated from the assistance of other persons because of location, time, or the nature of the work substance (a) means a chemical element or compound in its natural state or obtained or generated by a process; and (b) includes any additive necessary to preserve the stability of the element or compound and any impurities deriving from the process; but (c) does not include any solvent that may be separated without affecting the stability of the element or compound, or changing its composition substances hazardous to health (a) means any substance, or product containing a substance, to be used, handled, generated, stored, or produced in a workplace that is known or suspected to cause harm to health; and (b) includes (i) a substance classified as having toxic or corrosive properties under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996: (ii) a substance for which an exposure standard is prescribed in regulations made under the Act: (iii) a substance for which WorkSafe has prescribed an exposure standard in a safe work instrument made under section 234 of the Act. 6 Consultation draft

7 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Part 1 r 6 (2) Terms or expressions used and not defined in these regulations but defined in the Act have, in these regulations, the same meaning as in the Act. Part 1 General requirements Risk management process to be followed in specified circumstances 4 Application of regulations 5 to 8 (1) Regulations 5 to 8 apply when managing a particular risk to health and safety, as specified in any regulations made under the Act. (2) In determining whether a PCBU has complied with the requirements of section 22 of the Act in respect of the particular risk, a person or a court may have regard to the requirements imposed by regulations 5 to 8. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 33 5 Dutytoidentifyhazards A PCBU, in managing risks to health and safety, must identify reasonably foreseeable hazards that could give rise to risks to health and safety. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 34 6 Hierarchy of control measures (1) This regulation applies if it is not reasonably practicable for a PCBU to eliminate risks to health and safety. (2) A PCBU must, to minimise risks to health and safety, implement risk-control measures in accordance with this regulation. (3) The PCBU must minimise risks to health and safety, so far as is reasonably practicable, by doing 1 or more of the following: (a) substituting (wholly or partly) the hazard giving rise to the risk with something that gives rise to a lesser risk: (b) isolating the hazard from any person exposed to it: (c) preventing any person from coming into contact with the hazard: (d) implementing engineering controls. Consultation draft 7

8 Part 1 r 7 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and (4) If a risk then remains, the PCBU must minimise the remaining risk, so far as is reasonably practicable, by implementing administrative controls. (5) If a risk then remains, the PCBU must minimise the remaining risk, so far as is reasonably practicable, by ensuring the provision and use of suitable personal protective equipment. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 36 7 Duty to maintain control measures A PCBU who implements a control measure to eliminate or minimise risks to health and safety must ensure that the control measure is effective, and is maintained so that it remains effective, including by ensuring that the control measure is and continues to be (a) fit for purpose; and (b) suitable for the nature and duration of the work; and (c) installed, set up, and used correctly. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 37 8 Dutytoreviewcontrolmeasures (1) A PCBU must review and, as necessary, revise control measures implemented under these regulations so as to maintain, so far as is reasonably practicable, a work environment that is without risks to health and safety. (2) Without limiting subclause (1), the PCBU must review and, as necessary, revise a control measure in the following circumstances: (a) the control measure does not control the risk it was implemented to control so far as is reasonably practicable: Examples 1 The results of monitoring show that the control measure does not control the risk. 2 A notifiable incident occurs because of the risk. (b) (c) before a change at the workplace that is likely to give rise to a new or different risk to health and safety that the measure may not effectively control: a new relevant hazard or risk is identified: 8 Consultation draft

9 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Part 1 r 8 (d) if the PCBU obtains a health monitoring report under regulation 47 in relation to a worker that contains (i) test results that indicate that the worker has been exposed to a substance hazardous to health at a concentration that may cause harm and has an elevated level of that substance or its metabolites in his or her body; or (ii) advice that test results indicate that the worker may have contracted a disease, injury, or illness as a result of carrying out work using, handling, generating, or storing the substance hazardous to health that triggered the requirement for health monitoring; or (iii) a recommendation that the PCBU take remedial measures, including whether the worker can continue to carry out the work using, handling, generating, or storing the substance hazardous to health: (e) the results of engagement with workers undertaken by the PCBU under the Act or these regulations indicate that a review is necessary: (f) a health and safety representative requests a review under subclause (4). (3) Without limiting subclause (2)(b), a change at the workplace includes (a) a change to the workplace itself or any aspect of the work environment; or (b) a change to a system of work, a process, or a procedure. (4) A health and safety representative for workers at a workplace may request a review of a control measure if the representative reasonably believes that (a) a circumstance referred to in subclause (2)(a), (b), (c), or (d) affects, or may affect, the health and safety of a member of the work group represented by the health and safety representative; and (b) the PCBU has not adequately reviewed the control measure in response to the circumstance. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 38 Consultation draft 9

10 Part 1 r 9 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Supervision, training, and instruction of workers 9 Duty to provide information, supervision, training, and instruction (1) A PCBU must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that every worker who does work of any kind, uses plant of any kind or deals with a substance of any kind that is capable of causing a risk in a workplace (a) (b) either (i) has such knowledge and experience of similar places, and work, plant, or substances of that kind, as to ensure that the worker doing the work, using the plant, or dealing with the substance is not likely to cause harm to the worker or other people; or (ii) is supervised by a person who has that knowledge and experience; and is adequately trained in the safe use of (i) all plant, objects, substances, or equipment that the worker is or may be required to use or handle; and (ii) all protective clothing that the worker is or may be required to wear. (2) In complying with subclause (1), the PCBU must ensure that the supervision and training provided to a worker are suitable and adequate, having regard to (a) the nature of the work carried out by the worker; and (b) the nature of the risks associated with the work at the time the supervision or training is provided; and (c) the control measures implemented in relation to the work that the worker is undertaking. (3) The PCBU must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the training is readily understandable by any person to whom it is provided. (4) In this regulation, training includes the provision of information or instruction. (5) A person who fails to comply with subclause (1), (2), or (3) commits an 10 Consultation draft

11 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Part 1 r 10 (b) for any other person, to a fine not exceeding [$y]. Compare: 1992 No 96 s 13; Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r39 General workplace facilities 10 Duty in relation to general workplace facilities (1) A PCBU at a workplace must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that (a) the layout of the workplace allows, and the workplace is maintained so as to allow, persons to enter and exit the workplace and to move within it without risks to health and safety, both under normal working conditions and in an emergency: (b) work areas have sufficient space for work to be carried out without risks to health and safety: (c) floors and other surfaces are designed, installed, and maintained to allow work to be carried out without risks to health and safety: (d) there is sufficient lighting to enable (i) each worker to carry out work without risks to health and safety; and (ii) persons to move within the workplace without risks to health and safety; and (iii) safe evacuation in an emergency: (e) there is sufficient ventilation to enable workers to carry out work without risks to health and safety: (f) workers carrying out work in extremes of heat or cold are able to do so without risks to health and safety: (g) work in relation to, or near, essential services does not give rise to risks to the health and safety of persons at the workplace. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 40 Consultation draft 11

12 Part 1 r 11 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and 11 Duty in respect of unwell workers (1) A PCBU with management or control of a workplace, must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that any worker at that workplace who feels unwell may (a) rest in facilities provided at the workplace, if the PCBU decides that it is the appropriate course of action in the circumstances; or (b) leave the workplace, if the PCBU decides that it is the appropriate course of action in the circumstances. (2) A PCBU must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, (a) that any facilities provided under subclause (1)(a) are (i) suitable for the purpose for which they are to be used; and (ii) provided in sufficient numbers; and (iii) maintained in good order and condition; and (b) that all workers can access any of those facilities in a way that is convenient to them. (3) A person who fails to comply with subclause (1) or (2) commits an Compare: SR 1995/167 r 6 12 Duty to provide and maintain workplace facilities (1) A PCBU at a workplace must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the provision of adequate facilities for workers, including (a) toilets: (b) drinking water: (c) hand-washing facilities: (d) eating facilities. (2) The PCBU must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the facilities provided under subclause (1) are maintained so as to be (a) in good working order; and (b) clean, safe, and accessible. (3) In complying with subclauses (1) and (2), the PCBU must have regard to all relevant matters, including 12 Consultation draft

13 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Part 1 r 13 (a) the nature of the work being carried out at the workplace: (b) the nature of the hazards at the workplace: (c) the size, location, and nature of the workplace: (d) the number and composition of workers at the workplace. (4) A person who fails to comply with subclause (1) or (2) commits an Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r Duties in respect of facilities at certain places of work (1) A PCBU must ensure that the following facilities are provided for workers at a workplace under the control of the PCBU if the work is of such a nature that the facilities are required: (a) if the work is of such a nature that workers are reasonably likely to need facilities for washing the body, such facilities: (b) if the work is of such a nature that workers clothing is reasonably likely to become contaminated or wet, a place in which to change clothes: (c) if the work is of such a nature that it is reasonably likely that workers will bring to the workplace clothes that will not be used at work, facilities for keeping such clothes clean and dry: (d) if the work is of such a nature that it is reasonable for workers to perform it while seated, facilities for sitting: (e) if the work is of such a nature that it is not reasonable for workers to perform it while seated, facilities for sitting that enable employees to take any reasonable opportunity for rest that may occur in the course of the work: (f) if the work is of such a nature that it is reasonably likely that any floor will become wet, facilities that prevent workers from becoming wet, whether by way of drainage of the floor or otherwise. Consultation draft 13

14 Part 1 r 14 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and (b) for any other person, to a fine not exceeding [$y]. Compare: SR 1995/167 r 5(2)(a) (f) 14 Facilities for managing risks associated with airborne contaminants (1) A PCBU with management or control of a workplace must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the following facilities are provided at the workplace: (a) facilities to enable any airborne contaminants to be controlled as closely as possible to their source: (b) facilities for treating or carrying off any airborne contaminants for the purpose of minimising the likelihood that any airborne contaminants will be a cause or source of harm to any worker. Compare: SR 1995/167 r 4(2)(i), (j) First aid 15 Duty to provide first aid (1) A PCBU at a workplace must ensure (a) that adequate first aid equipment is provided for the workplace; and (b) that each worker at the workplace has access to the equipment; and (c) the workers have access to facilities for the administration of first aid. (2) A PCBU at a workplace must ensure that (a) an adequate number of workers are trained to administer first aid at the workplace; or (b) workers have access to an adequate number of other persons who have been trained to administer first aid. (3) In complying with subclauses (1) and (2), the PCBU must have regard to all relevant matters, including (a) the nature of the work being carried out at the workplace: 14 Consultation draft

15 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Part 1 r 16 (b) the nature of the hazards at the workplace: (c) the size and location of the workplace: (d) the number and composition of workers and other persons at the workplace. (4) A person who fails to comply with subclause (1) or (2) commits an Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 42 Emergency plans 16 Duty to prepare, maintain, and implement emergency plan (1) A PCBU at a workplace must ensure that an emergency plan is prepared for the workplace. (2) The emergency plan must (a) provide emergency procedures, including (i) an effective response to an emergency; and (ii) evacuation procedures; and (iii) procedures for notifying emergency service organisations at the earliest opportunity; and (b) (c) (iv) (v) medical treatment and assistance procedures; and procedures to ensure effective communication between the person authorised by the PCBU to co-ordinate the emergency response and all persons at the workplace: provide for testing of the emergency procedures, including the frequency of testing: provide information, training, and instruction to relevant workers in relation to implementing the emergency procedures. (3) A PCBU at a workplace must maintain the emergency plan for the workplace so that it remains effective. (4) In complying with subclauses (1) to (3), the PCBU must have regard to all relevant matters, including (a) the nature of the work being carried out at the workplace: (b) the nature of the hazards at the workplace: Consultation draft 15

16 Part 1 r 17 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and (c) the size and location of the workplace: (d) the number and composition of workers and other persons at the workplace. (5) A PCBU at a workplace must implement the emergency plan for the workplace in the event of an emergency. (6) A person who fails to comply with this regulation commits an Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 43 Personal protective equipment 17 Duty to provide personal protective equipment (1) This regulation applies if personal protective equipment is to be used to minimise risks to health and safety. (2) The PCBU who directs the carrying out of work must provide the personal protective equipment to workers at the workplace unless the personal protective equipment has been provided by another PCBU. (3) The PCBU who directs the carrying out of work must ensure that personal protective equipment provided under subclause (2) is (a) selected to minimise risks to health and safety, including by ensuring that the equipment is (i) suitable, having regard to the nature of the work and any hazard associated with the work; and (ii) a suitable size and fit and reasonably comfortable for the worker who is to use or wear it; and (b) maintained, repaired, or replaced so that it continues to minimise risk to the worker who uses it, including by ensuring that the equipment is (i) clean and hygienic; and (ii) in good working order; and (c) used or worn by the worker, so far as is reasonably practicable; and (d) compatible with any other personal protective equipmentthatisrequiredtobeusedorwornbytheworker. 16 Consultation draft

17 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Part 1 r 19 (4) The PCBU who directs the carrying out of work must, in accordance with regulation 9, provide the worker with information about, and training and instruction in, (a) the proper use and wearing of personal protective equipment; and (b) the storage and maintenance of personal protective equipment. (5) A person who fails to comply with this regulation commits an Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r Worker may choose to provide personal protective equipment (1) A PCBU does not have to comply with regulation 17 if (a) a worker genuinely and voluntarily chooses to provide his or her own personal protective equipment for reasons of his or her comfort or convenience; and (b) the PCBU is satisfied that the personal protective equipment is suitable in terms of regulation 17(3). (2) A worker who has chosen to provide his or her own personal protective equipment under subclause (1) may, after giving reasonable notice to the PCBU, choose that the PCBU provide personal protective equipment under regulation 17 instead of providing it himself or herself. (3) This regulation does not apply to the New Zealand Defence Force or a member of the Armed Forces. Compare: 1992 No 96 s 10(4), (5) 19 Duties of worker relating to personal protective equipment (1) This regulation applies to a worker who has been provided with personal protective equipment by a PCBU under regulation 17 or who has chosen to provide his or her personal protective equipment under regulation 18. Consultation draft 17

18 Part 1 r 20 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and (2) The worker must use or wear the equipment in accordance with any information, training, or reasonable instruction by the PCBU. (3) The worker must not intentionally misuse or damage the equipment. (4) The worker must inform the PCBU of any damage to, defect in, or need to clean or decontaminate any of the equipment that the worker becomes aware of. (5) A person who fails to comply with subclause (1) or (2) commits an (a) for an individual, to a fine not exceeding [$m]: (b) for any other person, to a fine not exceeding [$n]. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r Personal protective equipment used by other persons (1) The PCBU who directs the carrying out of work must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that (a) personal protective equipment to be used or worn by any person other than a worker at the workplace is capable of minimising risks to that person s health and safety; and (b) the person uses or wears the equipment. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r Duty of other persons to use or wear personal protective equipment (1) A person other than a worker must use or wear personal protective equipment at a workplace in accordance with any information, training, or reasonable instruction provided by the PCBU at the workplace. (a) for an individual, to a fine not exceeding [$m]: 18 Consultation draft

19 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Part 2 r 24 (b) for any other person, to a fine not exceeding [$n]. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 47 Part 2 Management of particular risks Remote or isolated work 22 Duty of PCBU relating to remote or isolated work (1) A PCBU must manage, in accordance with regulations 5 to 8, risks to the health and safety of a worker engaged by the PCBU associated with remote or isolated work. (2) To minimise risks to the health and safety of a worker associated with remote or isolated work, a PCBU must provide a system of work that includes effective communication with the worker. (3) A person who fails to comply with subclause (1) or (2) commits an Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 48 Hazardous atmospheres 23 Managing risks associated with hazardous atmospheres (1) A PCBU with management or control of a workplace must manage, in accordance with regulations 5 to 8, risks associated with a hazardous atmosphere at the workplace. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 52(1) 24 Managing risks associated with ignition sources (1) A PCBU with management or control of a workplace must manage, in accordance with regulations 5 to 8, risksto health and safety associated with an ignition source in a hazardous atmosphere at the workplace. Consultation draft 19

20 Part 2 r 25 Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and (3) This regulation does not apply if the ignition source is part of a deliberate process or activity at the workplace. Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r 52 Falling objects 25 Managing risks associated with falling objects (1) A PCBU with management or control of a workplace must manage, in accordance with regulations 5 to 8, risksto health and safety associated with an object falling on a person if the falling object is reasonably likely to injure the person. (2) A person who fails to comply with subclause (1) or (2) commits an Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Regulations (Aust) r Minimising risks associated with falling objects (1) This regulation applies if it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate the risk referred to in regulation 25. (2) The PCBU with management or control of a workplace must minimise the risk of an object falling on a person by providing adequate protection against the risk in accordance with this regulation. (3) The PCBU provides adequate protection against the risk if the PCBU provides and maintains a safe system of work, that includes (a) measures for preventing an object from falling freely, so far as is reasonably practicable; or (b) if it is not reasonably practicable to prevent an object from falling freely, providing, so far as is reasonably practicable, a system to arrest the fall of a falling object. (4) A person who fails to comply with subclause (2) commits an 20 Consultation draft

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