When you need to notify
You need to notify WorkSafe when the quantities of dangerous goods stored and handled at your workplace exceed the quantities specified in schedule 2 of the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations 2012.
There's no need to notify if the quantity of dangerous goods is less than the notifiable quantity.
You need to notify us every two years, or for any of the following reasons:
- renewing an existing notification
- new premises
- new occupier(s) or owner(s) of an existing premises
- maximum quantity of a UN class of goods and/or packing group changes by 20% or more
- additional UN class and/or packing group
- change in principal activities
- change of occupier name and/or contact details
- new or substantially modified plant on the premises
If your business no longer stores dangerous goods above manifest quantity, or is no longer the occupier of the premises, contact WorkSafe Advisory.
Businesses who hold a current notification
The Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Amendment (Notification) Regulations 2021 came into effect on 1 July 2021.
If you notified us before 1 July 2021 you need to submit a new notification by 1 January 2022 to comply with the amended regulations.
What you'll need
To complete this notification, you’ll need to create a myWorkSafe account, or login if you already have an account.
You need to include the following in your notification:
- details about the occupier and the premises where dangerous goods are stored and handled
- details about the quantity of all dangerous goods, in bulk or as packages, stored and handled at the premises
There's no fee to submit a dangerous goods storage and handling notification.