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The Law

ASBESTOS

Here are some helpful links regarding asbestos regulations and managing asbestos.

ACOP: Management and removal of asbestos
www.worksafe.govt.nz/topic-and-industry/asbestos/management-and-removal-of-asbestos/asbestos/

Conducting Asbestos Surveys- Good practice guidelines
www.construction.worksafe.govt.nz/assets/guides/conducting-asbestos-surveys/conducting-asbestos-surveys.pdf

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2015/0070/52.0/DLM5976660.html

Information and Guidelines:
www.business.govt.nz

The Current Asbestos
www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/2016/0015/latest/DLM6729706.html

Ministry of Health:
www.health.govt.nz

Environment Canterbury – Regional Council:
www.ecan.govt.nz

WorkSafe New Zealand
www.worksafe.govt.nz

 

LEAD PAINT TESTING

Guidelines for Management of Lead-Based Paint
https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/publications/guidelines-management-lead-based-paint-sep13.pdf

 

EXPOSURE MONITORING

Exposure Monitoring under the Health & Safety at work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016
https://worksafe.govt.nz/dmsdocument/893-exposure-monitoring-under-the-hsw-regulations-2016

Workplace Exposure Standards and Biological Exposure Indices
https://worksafe.govt.nz/dmsdocument/923-workplace-exposure-standards-and-biological-exposure-indices

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Identifying, assessing and managing work risks
https://worksafe.govt.nz/dmsdocument/839-identifying-assessing-and-managing-work-risks

 

MOULD

IICRC S520 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation
View PDF here