Everything about explosives in one place.
You must complete an online form to notify WorkSafe at least seven days before discharging fireworks or Chinese firecrackers.
How to develop a blast management plan to manage the risks of explosive blasting.
Learn about the 9 classes of dangerous goods and examples of which ones are used most often.
List of Explosive Authorisations approved by WorkSafe under dangerous goods laws.
WorkSafe issues five different types of explosives licence for tasks such as manufacturing, storing, transporting, selling and discharging.
Where vehicles carrying explosives cannot travel in Melbourne's central business district.
How to reduce or eliminate the workplace health and safety risks from general blasting operations by setting up safe distances.
Only licensed pyrotechnicians can use fireworks in Victoria and before they are used, a number of authorities must be notified.
WorkSafe issues six types of explosives licence for tasks such as manufacturing, storing, transporting, selling and discharging.
Wednesday 29 December 2021
Victorians are urged to stay safe and steer clear of celebrating the New Year with illegal fireworks.
Tuesday 29 December 2020
As we bid farewell to a challenging 2020, Victorians are being urged to avoid the dangers of celebrating with illegal fireworks.
Wednesday 18 November 2020
Worksafe is issuing a reminder about the importance of managing the risks associated with explosives in mines and quarries.