Hazardous Substances Regulations come into effect on 1 December. At this time, the Hazardous Substances Codes of Practice will no longer be applicable. For school laboratories, the Ministry of Education is working with WorkSafe New Zealand to develop guidance and compliance documents to replace the Code… Read More
Removal of the Code of Practice for School Exempt Laboratories
Hazardous Substances Regulations come into effect on 1 December. At this time, the Hazardous Substances Codes of Practice will no longer be applicable.
For school laboratories, the Ministry of Education is working with WorkSafe New Zealand to develop guidance and compliance documents to replace the Code of Practice for School Exempt Laboratories. Until they are released, the Ministry of Education and WorkSafe suggest schools continue to use this Code, as well as the Ministry of Education’s guidance to the Code, (which outlines your responsibilities as a board) as their guidance documents for hazardous substance management.
The Ministry of Education is working with a number of organisations to ensure that schools and their Boards are supported in complying with the regulations.
Where can I find out more information?
New Zealand Association of Science Educators: https://nzase.org.nz/health-and-safety/
Please don’t hesitate to contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any queries around this.
2018 Biennial SCICON Conference: 9 – 12 July 2018, Christ’s College, Christchurch, NZ The SCICON 2018 website is up and running – check it out at http://www.scicon2018.co.nz/ now!… Read More
Follow the link below for an information about: Invitation for Partnership: Digital Campus and Blended Learning Innovation, Nov 2017 Digital Campus and Blended Learning Innovation: The New Era of Teaching and Learning taking place in Auckland, New Zealandon 27 – 29 November 2017. http://claridenglobal.com/conference/digitalcampus-nz2017/… Read More
The NZASE has joined the Hoppon family and we have brand new website – although hopefully you’ll find it is much like the old one. You should be able to find any information previously available, but if you have any problems, please contact us through the link above. Information about… Read More
NZQA has recently extended the opportunity to join marking panels to teachers across the country, for marking work in November. They have included all the relevant information on this page: NZQA Marking Information. Regional NZASE branches have already been contacted so please contact them or NZQA directly if you would… Read More