Asbestos News

Asbestos Management Plans

The Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations state that asbestos in the workplace must be identified so far as is reasonably practicable. An asbestos management plan must also be put in place by 4 April 2018 to manage the risk of asbestos exposure to staff from asbestos containing materials present at work sites.

Read More
Asbestos Containing Gaskets

Over the last few years we have seen a number of examples of gaskets with a modern appearance that contain asbestos.

Read More
Types of Asbestos Removal

The Health & Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 have classified asbestos into three classes for removal work.

Read More
What do the new asbestos Regulations mean for electricians, plumbers, builders, etc doing Asbestos Related Work?

The Health & Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations set out clear and specific requirements for PCBU's.

Read More
What do the new asbestos Regulations mean for PCBU building occupants?

What the new Regulations mean for PCBU building occupants?

Read More
Asbestos Assessor 001

Congratulations to Bridgette Jennings, Asbestos Assessor 001

Read More
P402 Certification

We are please to announce that both Bridgette Jennings and Paul Robertson have achieved P402 (Buildings Surveys and Bulk Sampling for Asbestos) certification through the British Occupational Hygiene Society.

Read More
Changes to the Rules for Work Involving Asbestos

WorkSafe NZ have released their proposed changes to licensing for asbestos related work.

Read More
What is Asbestos Work?

An overview of what the term "asbestos work" means in the upcoming Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2015.

Read More
Asbestos Identification and Survey Requirements

An overview of the asbestos identification and survey requirements in the upcoming Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2015.

Read More
Changes To The Asbestos Regulations, What You Need To Know

What do we expect the new Asbestos Regulations [Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2015] to look like and what will they mean to New Zealand business organisations?

Read More
Asbestos Register and Management Plan Requirements

An overview of the asbestos register and management plan requirements for the new Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2015

Read More