Pressure equipment, cranes, and passenger ropeways regulations 1999Are you aware that cranes have a higher threshold for the reporting of incidents?
- Every controller must take all practicable steps to ensure that, if an event of the kind described in subclause (2) occurs, the actions described in subclause (3) are carried out.
- The event is one that--
a) occurs in a place of work; and
i) damage that affects the operational safety of equipment; or
ii)damage to other property that may affect the safety of equipment; and
c) might, in different circumstances, have caused a person to be seriously harmed.
- The actions are--
a) notifying the Secretary as soon as possible after the event; and
b) giving the Secretary, within 7 days of the event's occurrence, a detailed written report of an investigation of the circumstances of the event carried out by an inspection body or by a chartered professional engineer (as defined in section 6 of the Chartered Professional Engineers of New Zealand Act 2002) with a qualification in mechanical engineering independent of the controller.