Back in April we wrote a blog about the introduction of new health and safety regulations concerning asbestos. (https://www.upperhutthire.co.nz/asbestos-and-the-4th-of-april/). Based on the court appearance of a builder last week, it seems Worksafe been actively policing this new legislation.
According to the Worksafe press release, Richard John Knight appeared in the Christchurch District Court for sentencing and was fined $3000 for failure to possess a licence for asbestos removal, and failure to obtain certification for the work completed. WorkSafe’s inquiries found...Read More