Dave Craig

Explosive Pyrotechnic Services Limited

Certifier number:
Authorisation status:
Authorisation expiry:
Home region:
Working region:
Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu-Wanganui, Marlborough, Nelson, Northland, Otago, Southland, Taranaki, Tasman, Waikato, Wellington, West Coast
Contact address:
PO Box 860
Wanaka 9343
03 354 3210
027 434 4438

Authorised to issue certificates for

Authorisation continues in force whilst the renewal application is in process

Class 1
Certified handlers in control of class 1 substances [Regulations 4.1 and 9.3, Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017]
Conditions: The certification of handlers (class 1) is limited to:
i. Handlers in control of detonation and deflagration of Class 1 substances for avalanche control (hand charging, avalauncher and heli bombing), construction blasting, electricity supply and transmission, indoor and outdoor pyrotechnic displays, land operations, seismic surveys and surface shot firing but does not include land operations for the oil and gas industries, mining and quarrying;

ii. Handlers manufacturing water gel explosives (containing ammonium nitrate) and ANFO (ammonium nitrate/fuel oil) only;

iii. Handlers in control of the transfer of Class 1 substances from one type of transport to another [Part 9, subpart 5, Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017].
Life cycles: disposal, manufacture, storage, transport, use

Class 1
Procedures for detonation and deflagration of class 1 substances in darkness [Regulation 9.28(5), Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017]

Class 1 Category G
Outdoor pyrotechnic displays of Class 1 Category G substances [Regulation 9.36, Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017]

Conditions that apply for this authorisation

  • You must perform the functions of a compliance certifier in an objective manner that promotes safety.
  • You must remain a fit and proper person throughout the period of your authorisation.