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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

TCC (NZ) Ltd is staffed by qualified and experienced industrial chemists, Hazardous Substance consultants and WorkSafe NZ Compliance Certifiers. Based in Auckland, we specialise in providing Certified Handler Training and Certification; Hazardous substances consultancy; and regulatory advice to businesses using hazardous substances.

Achieving chemical compliance can often be a daunting and confusing task.  The new Hazardous Substances regulations put out by WorkSafe NZ are complex and often difficult to understand and interpret within an organisation. We can take the guesswork out of the ordeal by running your site through our Hazardous Substance assessment process. Through it we can identify what gaps there are in your compliance and offer advice for orders of action your business can undertake to become HSW compliant as easily and swiftly as possible.

Furthermore, we provide a wide range of chemical consultancy services to help your business fill in the gaps and achieve compliance.
We offer Certified Handler training and certification (except explosives and agricultural) for both hazardous substances in industry. For those who are already Approved Handlers, you will need to sit the new Certified Handler course once your certificate for 6.1A and/or 6.1B expires. Once you are a Certified Handler, we will also manage renewals by running refresher courses.
We supplement our Certified Handler courses with Duty Holder (once known as a “Person In Charge” or PIC) awareness courses; spill response management, general site and laboratory specific chemical handling courses; product label review and advice; preparation of New Zealand Compliant Safety Data Sheets and advice on implementing and achieving safe chemical management practices in the workplace.
We also provide a range of resources to simplify this process such as Emergency Management Response Plan templates, Health and Safety Manual Templates, and self-audit packs for research laboratories seeking to achieve compliance with the new Part 18 Laboratories requirements under the HSW Hazardous Substances regulations.

Training is provided either on-site or by correspondence courses (currently Certified Handler only) to suit your needs.

SAFETY DATA SHEETS AND PRODUCT LABELS

NZ compliant Safety Data Sheets are now a mandatory requirement for all substances, with allowances for certain GHS compliant SDSs.  As experienced chemists we are able to classify and allocate your products to relevant Group Standards in addition to authoring, reviewing or updating existing or international MSDS’s.  We also provide labeling advice across a range of product types. If required, we can also offer Australian compliance for our SDS authoring and label advice services in addition to New Zealand compliance.

INTERNATIONAL

We work for a growing number of international clients requiring advice on chemical compliance matters under the HSNO, HSW and ACVM acts.  Our current international client base extends to Australia, USA, UK, Korea, China, India and the EU.

AGRICULTURE

Our services in the New Zealand agricultural sector extend to providing advice and consultancy on ACVM applications and providing ACVM Data Assessments (chemistry and manufacturing) for clients seeing product approval under the ACVM Act.

ASSOCIATIONS

TCC (NZ) Ltd is a member of The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM), Auckland Chamber of Commerce, and is an Associate member of the New Zealand Association of Consulting Laboratories (NZACL).

Our Managing Director is also a member of Hazardous Substances Professionals New Zealand (HSPNZ).

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