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    • Customised Topical Seminars | EPA Delegated Retail fireworks and Novelty Fireworks Testers
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Hazardous substances training

HazTec will ensure your staff are trained to competency and confidence and, if it is not listed below, we will customise training to suit your particular requirements:

HSNO Approved Handler Training

A one day multi-media presentation followed by a short written test. Successful participants with supporting practical experience receive a HSNO Approved Handler test certificate valid for 5 years. Lunch is provided.

“The course was very proficient and showed an excellent knowledge of the HSNO Act 1996 and Regulation 5 of the HSNO regulations (Personal Qualifications) 2001. The information was conveyed in an excellent manner and was conducive to good learning.”
John Delaney, Independent Assessor, Competent Kiwi.

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Courses are held at various venues each month. Alternatively, for a large group, we are more than happy to come to your premises. Download Approved Handler Training info »

See our Approved Handler training schedule » 

HSNO Approved Handler Renewal Refresher

A half-day refresher for existing certified Approved Handlers, going over your understanding of the properties and risks associated with hazardous substances on your site. It also includes an overview of current HSNO legislation and obligations in your workplace. A short test will follow to assess your knowledge. Contact us for options » 

Hazardous Substances Awareness Seminar

An entry-level seminar for site managers, supervisors, health & safety officers and anyone needing a good foundational knowledge of the properties and risks associated with hazardous substances on their site. It also includes an overview of the basics of HSNO. See our schedule for the next Hazardous Substances Awareness Seminar » 

HSNO Compliance for LPG Installations

A 3 hour multi-media seminar presenting the HSNO requirements needing to be met before a Hazardous Substances Location test certificate can be issued. This seminar includes de-mystification of the Explosive Gas Atmosphere Zones and Separation distances as they relate to LPG Installations. This seminar is ideally suited for Gas Fitters and LPG Supply Drivers who wish to refresh their knowledge or upskill to current Regulations. To find out when the next seminar is scheduled Contact us »

HSNO Approved Filler Training

A 2.5 hour multi-media presentation followed by a practical filling assessment and a written test. Successful participants receive a HSNO Approved Filler test certificate valid for 5 years. Download Approved Filler Training Info »

LPG Association Site Trainer and Approved Filler Training

A 2.5 hour multi-media presentation using the LPGA training modules, with practical assessment for both fillers and site trainers, plus a follow-up audit. Successful participants receive a LPGA Approved Filler test certificate valid for 3 years. Site trainers receive certification direct from the LPG Association. Contact us for a booking »

HSNO Awareness Training for Gas Cylinder Periodic Testers

A 3-4 hour multi-media presentation covering the key aspects of HSNO legislation, followed by a written test. This is a pre-requisite to applying for approval as a Periodic Tester. Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Customised Topical Seminars

Presentations/workshops to meet your staff’s specific training requirements. Certificates of attendance may be issued if appropriate.

Safe Handling of Hazardous Substances (general) seminars

  • Marine industry
  • NZ Police
  • Local Authorities
  • Gas Cylinder Test Stations
  • Fire Protection industry
“Haztec’s previous experience and systematic approach in identifying our needs as a site were invaluable.” More testimonials »
Peter Suisted, Hansells Food Group

“We have a great deal of confidence in Haztec as their knowledge is excellent and their imparting of it is easy to understand.” More testimonials »
Lesley Lennie, OSH Specialist

“The Haztec trainers relate well to our Approved Handlers in training, providing examination feedback and helping them feel confident.” More testimonials »
David Miller, Clearlite Bathrooms