Industry Codes of Practice Links
NZ METAL ROOF & WALL CLADDING Code of Practice
Available by free download from the NZ Metal Roofing Manufacturers' Inc website: www.metalroofing.org.nz
TORCH-ON MEMBRANE Code of Practice
The Code of practice for Torch-On Membrane Systems for Roofs and Decks published 2008 is available for free download from the Waterproofing Membrane Association website: www.membrane.org.nz
HEALTH & SAFETY COMPLIANCE GUIDELINES
View or download from the Ministry's website: www.dol.govt.nz
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- ROOFLINK - latest issue out now
- 2014 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Roofing Association of New Zealand
- RANZ CEO Lorraine Mills honoured with Life Membership to mark her 20 years distinguished service and dedication to RANZ and the Roofing Industry.
- Trevor Mason of Mason Roofing Rotorua takes out the 2014 RANZ Professionalism in Metal Tile Installation Award.
- The Skills Organisation 2014 Top Roofing Training Awards go to NZ Roofing of Wellington for Top Roofing Training Company of the Year and Toby Andrews of Blue Sky Roofing New Plymouth taking out the Top Roofing Trainee Award.
- Launched in July - the RANZ How To On-Site Guide for Metal Roof Penetrations - a follow up to the successful first Guide for Metal Roof Flashings.
- WorkSafe New Zealand reports to the RANZ Conference that the height safety campaign is succeeding. Their goal was to achieve a 25% reduction in workplace injuries in five years and this has been achieved in only just two years. A huge compliment to RANZ for its efforts and support.
- The new Health and Safety at Work Bill was introduced into Parliament in March 2014 and is expected to be passed into law later this year with the Health & Safety at Work Act coming into force from 1st April 2015. The Bill proposes to adapt the Australian Model Law which provides for a range of compliance and regulatory tools and introduce a hierachy of offences and corresponding penalties. This will result in a tiered penalty regime and an increase in maximum penalties including up to five years imprisonment for the most serious offences..
- Searching for information on licensing and for the LBP register - government now has dedicated website for all this information - go to http://www.business.govt.nz/lbp.