Andrew Loader

First Rock Consultancy Limited

Certifier number:
Authorisation status:
Authorisation expiry:
Home region:
Working region:
Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Marlborough, Nelson, Northland, Otago, Southland, Tasman, Waikato, West Coast
Contact address:
PO Box 200173
Manukau 2156
09 279 9392
09 279 9392
021 379297

Authorised to issue certificates for

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 handlers in control of detonation and deflagration of Class 1 substances for construction blasting, land-operations and surface extraction shot firing and excludes shot firing operations in underground metalliferous mines or underground coal mines, avalanche control, the video and film industry.
Life cycles: disposal, manufacture, storage, transport, use

Class 1
Construction of readily movable containers securing class 1 substances [Regulations 9.20(2) and 9.20(4)(b), Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017]

Class 1
Locations where class 1 substances are present [Regulation 9.26, 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.