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WorkSafe has exempted Fire Extinguishers Ltd from compliance with regulations 15.13, 15.16 and 15.17 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.

An exemption has been granted by WorkSafe in accordance with section 220 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 to Fire Extinguishers Ltd to allow a cylinder with the serial number (AA117905) to be filled and used in New Zealand.

The exemption is made subject to the following conditions:

  • This exemption is limited to the cylinder with the serial number AA117905. It is not a type approval for other cylinders of similar or identical design.
  • Fire Extinguishers Ltd must ensure that the letters LAB7706SP and the station mark are stamped on this cylinder in accordance with regulation 15.60.

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

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Exemption from provisions of Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 - Fire Extinguishers Ltd (PDF 76 KB)