High Consequence Dangerous Goods (HCDG) permit collection statement

This notice sets out what type of information we collect about you, why we are collecting it, who we might share it with and how to contact us.

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High Consequence Dangerous Goods (HCDG) permit

The Victorian WorkCover Authority (WorkSafe) is a body corporate established under the Accident Compensation Act 1985. Contact your nearest WorkSafe office.

Personal and health information collected in connection with this application will be used for the purpose of assessing the application (and any associated applications) and administering the permit.

The information may also be used for the administration and enforcement of legislation administered by WorkSafe including the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and the Dangerous Goods Act 1985, administration and evaluation of WorkSafe's programs generally, for law enforcement functions and legal proceedings.

WorkSafe may disclose personal and / or health information for public health and safety purposes. WorkSafe may disclose personal and/or health information to its contractors and agents; to a court or tribunal; to other regulatory agencies (including police, for the purposes of investigating or conducting an interview in connection with the application and for the administration and enforcement of the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 and other laws protecting public safety), to government agencies such as AUSTRAC, and to any person authorised by the individual to whom it relates, or by law, to obtain it.

WorkSafe may disclose a person's permit status to employers, prospective employers or members of the public who wish to check this status, including by publication on WorkSafe websites.

Collection of your personal and / or health information may be required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 or the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 and associated regulations.

If you do not provide any of this information, your application may not be accepted or processed.

Individuals have rights to access the personal and health information WorkSafe holds about them: contact WorkSafe's Freedom of Information Unit; email: [email protected]ic.gov.au or access WorkSafe's Privacy policy.