Particular hazardous work (Notifiable works)

You must provide WorkSafe with 24 hours notice of work that is particularly hazardous.

Notification of particular hazardous work 

The Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995(external link) require employers as well as the person who controls a place of work to provide at least 24 hours notice to WorkSafe of particularly hazardous work as defined below. Notifications of hazardous work assist WorkSafe's workplace health and safety services to plan workplace visits to promote the prevention of harm to all persons at, or in the vicinity of, a place of work.

Option 1 | Notify online 

Complete the online notification form(external link)

Option 2 | Complete and return a paper form

Download the notification form (available below)

You can post, email or fax your completed form to
The Registrar
WorkSafe New Zealand
P O Box 105146
Auckland

Email | HealthSafety.Notification@worksafe.govt.nz
Fax | (09) 984 4115

Particular hazardous work (Notifiable works) (PDF 503 KB)

The Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995(external link) require an employer as well as the person who controls a place of work to notify WorkSafe of certain work that is more than usually dangerous before it is started.