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Rockgas Limited and SAI Group Limited exemption from provisions of Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

WorkSafe has exempted Rockgas Limited and SAI Group Limited (the Parties) from compliance with regulation 11.21 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 for the 4,325 litre above ground LPG tank (Indeng tank, #122008) at the Mobil Puhinui service station located at 286 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland and shown in ECL Group Ltd drawing titled HSNO DRAWING, revision 1, dated 29/07/2016.

The exemption has been granted by WorkSafe in accordance with section 220 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

The exemption subject to the following conditions:

  1. The Parties must maintain the intervening wall that was installed in 2018 between the tank and the workshop so that it continues to meet the requirements set out in Schedule 1, Clause 11(4)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.
  2. The Parties must relocate the LPG filling station at 286 Puhinui Road so that it meets the separation distance requirements set out in regulation 11.22 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.
  3. The Parties must ensure the site plan by ECL Group Ltd drawing titled HSNO DRAWING, revision 1, dated 29/07/2016 is amended to:
    1. include the intervening wall that was installed in 2018; and
    2. include the new location of the LPG filling station; and
    3. identify the separation distances to public and protected places required by Regulations 11.21 and 11.22 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.
  4. The Parties must maintain the layout of the site as shown in ECL Group Ltd drawing titled HSNO DRAWING, revision 1, dated 29/07/2016 and amended as per Condition 1.
  5. The Parties must provide a copy of this exemption to any compliance certifier engaged to issue a location compliance certificate for the LPG tank at Mobil Puhinui, 286 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland.
  6. The exemption is revoked if: 
    1. there is a change to the layout of the site as shown in ECL Group Ltd drawing titled HSNO DRAWING, revision 1, dated 29/07/2016 and amended as per Condition 1; or
    2. there is a change in any of the on-site buildings; or 
    3. any of the conditions are not complied with.

The exemption takes effect on 14 December 2018 and expires on 14 December 2023 unless it is sooner replaced or revoked.

Exemption for Rockgas Limited and SAI Group Limited from provisions of Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations (PDF 146 KB)