Alert: Notifications at reduced capacity during COVID-19 restrictions

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.

Since 1 October 2016 importation of asbestos-containing products is prohibited unless the importer has a permit for the shipment issued by the Environmental Protection Authority.

The importation ban has been put in place by the Imports and Exports (Asbestos-containing Products) Prohibition Order 2016(external link), made under the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Act 1988.

Information on the prohibition and how to apply for a permit(external link).