Health and safety consultations

This page lists our consultations relating to health and safety. Our consultations are available for 2 years from their closing date.

Current consultations

View all Health and Safety open consultations(external link).

Closed consultations

View all Health and Safety closed consultations(external link).

Implementing the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015: Better regulation - plant, structures and working at heights

Closed 4 October 2019

We are reviewing some of the regulations that sit under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

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Ensuring effective regulation of health and safety risks associated with toxic or flammable refrigerant gases

Closed 14 December 2018

Consultation on proposals to reduce the likelihood of harm to persons and property from the expected increase in toxic and flammable refrigerant use as New Zealand transitions away from hyrdrofluorocarbons (HFCs). 

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Implementation review of the Health and Safety at Work (Mining and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016

Closed 28 September 2018

We will analyse submissions and provide advice on regulatory changes to the Government.

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Health and Safety at Work Strategy

Closed 8 June 2018

We asked for public feedback in April 2018. We received 127 submissions, and used this feedback to inform the finalised Strategy.

Read the Health and Safety Strategy.

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Older consultations

To access older health and safety consultations, email us:

Last updated: 25 October 2019