News

COVID-19 Update: Lab closed until further notice for non-essential services.

Posted by Safe Sampling Solutions on

Due to the government Level 4 response to the Coronavirus threat, our laboatory is closed to non-essential services and is therefore unable to analyse samples until further notice. If you consider your activity to be an essential service as defined "any entity involved in building and construction required immediately to maintain human health and safety at home or work", then we can have your samples analysed, however please bear in mind there may be some delay in getting a result. Any non-essential samples submitted to us will be held and analysed when the lab re-opens, or samples holders can request they...

Read more →


Asbestos regulations in effect today, what you need to know.

Posted by Safe Sampling Solutions on

As of today, PCBUs (Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking) must comply with the final suite of requirements stated in the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016. The basic requirement of the regulations is that a written asbestos management plan is produced for any workplace that is known to or is likely to contain asbestos. The management plan is treated as a living document and contains details about where ACM (Asbestos containing material) items are located, how much risk they represent to building users, and details about how the risks are managed. The definition of PCBU has a...

Read more →


New Official Standards to P(methamphetamine) testing released today.

Posted by Safe Sampling Solutions on

New Official Standards to P(methamphetamine) testing released today.
The Safe Sampling Solutions meth testing kits are fully compliant with the new standard

Read more →


Progress on New Zealand Meth Standard being made

Posted by Safe Sampling Solutions on

Progress on New Zealand Meth Standard being made

Standards New Zealand is making good progress on developing a standard for testing and decontamination processes for properties contaminated with methamphetamine. The committee had its final meeting on 8 May 2017 and the final changes will be incorporated into the standard, which is due to be released within the next few months. Find an update on progress at https://www.standards.govt.nz/touchstone/building/2017/may/nzs-8510-update

Read more →