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Certification, authorisation, approvals and licensing
Application forms required for the use and storage of hazardous substances under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017Read more
Certification of people
How to become a certified handler, an approved filler, or a compliance certifier.Read more
Certification of equipment, plant and buildings
Certain plant, buildings and equipment require certification from a compliance certifier or an authorisation or approval from WorkSafeRead more
Certification of sites
You may need to obtain a compliance certificate from a compliance certifier if you handle or store hazardous substances.Read more
For the most hazardous substances, you will need one or more compliance certificate to confirm you are complying with the proper controls.Read more
Activities relating to the transhipping of explosive substances in New Zealand may require a permit from WorkSafe.Read more
Sodium fluoroacetate (1080)
How to apply for a 1080 import certificate, and what annual reporting is required if 1080 is present in your workplace.Read more