Engineering Safety Unit - Relationships
- Accreditation Agencies
- Inspection Bodies
- Qualification Bodies
- H&S Inspectors and other field staff
IANZ = International Accreditation New Zealand
NATA = National Association of Testing Authorities (the Australian equivalent of IANZ)
MRA = Mutual Recognition Agreement
Engineering Safety is required as a consequence of PECPR Regulation 25(g) to participate in the IANZ assessments leading to accreditation of inspection bodies.
Inspection bodies of type A, B or C employ Design Verifiers and/or Equipment Inspectors.
CoP = Code of Practice
Enquiries and advice tend to be more frequent with the larger inspection bodies.
AINDT = Australian Institute for Non-Destructive Testing
CBIP = Certification Body for Inspection Personnel
IPENZ = Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand
ITO = Industry Training Organisation
NZQA = New Zealand Qualifications Authority
QMS = Quality Management System
Engineering Safety is required as a consequence of PECPR Regulation 28(b) to participate in the assessment leading to certification of a QMS.Exemptions for controllers are principally for duties and in terms of PECPR Regulation 5.
A few H&S Inspectors have an engineering background.
H&S Inspectors are encouraged to sponsor and project manage CoPs.Occasionally significant accident investigations by H&S Inspectors require backup or follow-up by Engineering Safety personnel.