The Work Health and Safety Experts (‘WHSE’) were engaged by a multinational organisation to perform a range of proactive auditing across their multiple operations and contractors in New Zealand. The audit included a full review to a range of regulatory and best-practice compliance measures and executive reporting to both the chief executive officer and the board of directors. The audit incorporated the following legislative and guiding instruments:

  • Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 (NZ);
  • Electricity Act 1992 (NZ);
  • Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010 (NZ);
  • Gas Act 1992 (NZ);
  • Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 (NZ);
  • Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 (NZ);
  • Health and Safety at Work (Major Hazard Facilities) Regulations 2016 (NZ);
  • Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016 (NZ);
  • Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2016 (NZ);
  • Health and Safety at Work (Worker Engagement, Participation and Representation) Regulations 2016 (NZ);
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (NZ);
  • ISO 14001:2015 ‘Environmental Management Systems’;
  • ISO 31000:2018 ‘Risk Management Systems’;
  • ISO 45001:2018 ‘Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems’; and
  • ISO 9001:2015 ‘Quality Management Systems’; and
  • ISO 29001/TS 29001 ‘Quality Management for Oil and Gas Systems’ (also known as ISO/FDIS 29001 – Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries — Sector-specific quality management systems — Requirements for product and service supply organizations).

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