N.Z. Institute of Hazardous
Substance Management (Inc)

NZIHSM Codes of Practice

The following Codes of Practice are intended as a guideline to members and other authorised parties under the HSNO Act. NZIHSM practice notes display a PDF icon and can be directly accessed. The others sections include links to further information about the relevant code of practice.


The following PDFs are current at 07 March 2019.

HSNO Legislation, Regulations & Codes of Practice

The following partial list of HSWA & HSNO relevant Legislation, Regulations and Codes of practice are intended as a guideline to members and other interested and authorised parties of relevant legislation under the HSWA & HSNO Act . These are available from the links shown under the relevant page headings below.

Relevant Legislations and regulations

Online resources: All of these Acts can be found at www.legislation.govt.nz

Hazardous Substances Regulations

The Hazardous Substance and New Organisms legislation can be found at: www.legislation.govt.nz with commonly used regulations as follows:

Work place SWI and EPA Notices

The latest copy of these Codes of Practice as prepared by the Environmental Protection Authority can be found at www.epa.govt.nz.

EPA Notices for Hazardous Substances

WorkSafe Safe Work Instruments