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We are operating at reduced capacity due to the COVID 19 alert level four requirements.

Please only call our 0800 number if someone is at serious risk of harm or has been seriously injured, become seriously ill, or died as a result of work.

For other notifications please complete our online forms at Notify WorkSafe.

These regulations came into force on 4 May 2010.

However Regulation 45(external link), exempting certain types of gasfitting from certification, came into force on 1 April 2010 to coincide with the updated definition of gasfitting(external link) under Section 5 of the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act 2006.

The Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010(external link) prescribe:

  • The general rules and requirements about safety.
  • The point of supply.
  • Requirements for safety management systems that operators of gas supply systems must meet by 4 May 2013. This includes setting the 'brightline' for which gas supply systems are required to have an SMS.
  • The certification regime for gas appliances.
  • Two levels of offences and infringement offences.
  • Transitional provisions.