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Residential landlords and asbestos

The primary legislation governing work health and safety in New Zealand is the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA). Policy clarifications set out WorkSafe’s view of HSWA in relation to a sector, particular circumstances, or a specific function. This policy clarification sets out when residential landlords have a duty to identify asbestos and prepare an asbestos management plan. You should read this policy clarification if you are: – a residential landlord – a residential property manager – an advisor to residential landlords or property managers.  Read the full text here