Best Practice Guideline For The Safe Use Of Timber Preservatives & Antisapstain Chemicals 

AS/NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory protective devices

SUPERSEDED
11.2.1 Sawdust and shavings
Dust masks and respirators shall comply with standards AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective devices and AS/NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory protective devices and must be adequate for the particular hazard.
6.9.1.6
A suitable respirator must be worn whenever... ...refers to the appropriate standards (AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use & maintenance of respiratory devices and AS/NZS 1716.2003 Respiratory protective devices).

NZS 5433:1999 Transport of dangerous goods on land

SUPERSEDED
7.4.2.1
All preservative deliveries must comply with the requirements of NZS5433:1999, Code of Practice for the transport of dangerous goods on land and...

NZS 3640:2003 Chemical preservation of round and sawn timber

CURRENT
11.3.1
The branding requirements for preservative treated timber are set out in the New Zealand Standard NZS 3640:2003 Chemical preservation of round and sawn timber, Section 5.
11.3.4
NZS 3640:2003 includes in Section 5.1.4 9c a list of preservative code numbers to be used as appropriate in the brand.
8.1.1.1
Refer to NZS 3640:2003 Chemical Preservation of Round and Sawn Timber for approved preservative specifications.
8.3.1.2
Refer to NZS 3640 for approved fungicides and insecticides and to ERMA website for approved substances.

NZS 4503:1993 Code of practice for the distribution, installation and maintenance of hand operated fire fighting equipment for use in buildings

SUPERSEDED
5.10.1
Where sufficient water supplies are available, hose reels conforming to AS/NZS 1221:1997 Fire hose reels should be provided and installed throughout the premises in accordance with NZS 4503:1993 Code of Practice for the distribution, installation and main

NZS 4541:2003 Automatic fire sprinkler systems

CURRENT
5.10.2
The installation of these systems should comply with NZS4541:2003, Automatic fire sprinkler systems.

AS/NZS 2843.1:2000 Timber preservation plants - Plant design

SUPERSEDED
5.1 General
Readers wishing to obtain more detail about treatment plant design and operation as distinct from the environmental protection and health and safety aspects of timber treatment plants should refer to AS/NZS 2843.1:2000Timber preservation plant safety code
5.2.2.2 Holding pads
Holding pads shall be designed and sealed to the requirements of AS/NZS 2843.1:2000 Timber preservation plant safety code – Plant design and the regional council.
5.2.2.3
The sump shall be designed and sealed in accordance with AS/NZS 2843.1:2000 and...
5.2.3.3
CCA treated timber shall be allowed to leave the treatment plant yard only after the preservative is well fixed. (AS/NZS 2843:2000 Part 1 defines “well fixed” as...
5.3.1.3
The bunded area shall be constructed with a sealed base surrounded by impermeable levee banks or other means of containment that shall, as a minimum, be to an engineering design as specified in AS/NZS 2843.1:2000 and approved by the regional council.

NZS 3605:2001 Timber piles and poles for use in building

CURRENT
11.3.2
Due to their critical end use house piles (round and square) are required, under NZS 3605:2001 Timber piles and poles for use in building to carry a special brand.
11.3.6
Piles or poles for use in buildings and covered by NZS 3605:2001 Timber piles and poles for use in building require a special identifying brand applied at a point one third along the length of the piece.

NZS 6803P:1984 The measurement and assessment of noise from construction, maintenance and demolition work

SUPERSEDED
5.1.2.5
The plant design should also be mindful of noise requirements at boundaries both in construction in accordance with NZS 6803P:1984

AS/NZS 1221:1997 Fire hose reels

CURRENT
5.10.1 Fixed Installations
Where sufficient water supplies are available, hose reels conforming to AS/NZS 1221:1997 Fire hose reels should be provided....

AS/NZS 1020:1995 The control of undesirable static electricity

CURRENT
8.3.5.1.1
All metal components of the plant, including the treatment vessel, trolley rails, storage tanks, pumps and associated pipe work, are continuously bonded and earthed according to NZS/AS 1020:1995

AS/NZS 2430.3.3:2004 Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - Flammable liquids

SUPERSEDED
5.4.2
LOSP plants and buildings shall comply with the requirements of AS/NZS 2530.3.3:2004 (SIC) Classification of hazardous areas, Flammable liquids.

AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective devices

SUPERSEDED
11.2.1 Sawdust and shavings
Dust masks and respirators shall comply with standards AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective devices and AS/NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory protective devices and must be adequate for the particular hazard.
6.9.1.6
A suitable respirator must be worn whenever... ...refers to the appropriate standards (AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use & maintenance of respiratory devices and AS/NZS 1716.2003 Respiratory protective devices).

AS/NZS 1270:1999 Acoustics - Hearing protectors

SUPERSEDED
6.9.1.7
Hearing protection devices should be worn whenever noise levels are likely to impair an employee’s hearing. They must be of a type approved for the degree of protection required. (See AS/NZS 1270:1999 Hearing protectors).

AS/NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory protective devices

SUPERSEDED
11.2.1 Sawdust and shavings
Dust masks and respirators shall comply with standards AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective devices and AS/NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory protective devices and must be adequate for the particular hazard.
6.9.1.6
A suitable respirator must be worn whenever... ...refers to the appropriate standards (AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use & maintenance of respiratory devices and AS/NZS 1716.2003 Respiratory protective devices).