WorkSafe has granted an exemption to Rockgas Limited and Moga Holdings Limited from compliance with Regulation 11.21 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.
The exemption applies to the above ground LPG tank #122009 located at 489 Pakuranga Road, Pakuranga, Auckland.
The application to grant an exemption has been decided as follows:
The exemption is granted by WorkSafe in accordance with section 220 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 on the basis that
WorkSafe is satisfied that-
- the extent of the exemption is not broader than is reasonably necessary to address the matters that gave rise to it; and
- the exemption is not inconsistent with the purpose of the Act.
WorkSafe notes that-
- the applicants are not reasonably able to comply with the regulatory requirements; and
- equivalent safety can be assured by the use of an intervening wall.
This exemption takes effect on 30 September 2019 and expires on 30 September 2024 unless it is replaced sooner or revoked.