Licence To Use A Scheduled Carcinogen
Carcinogenic substances are hazardous substances that can cause cancer. You must have a licence if you intend to use schedule 10 or 11 carcinogenic substances.
Schedule 10 carcinogenic substances
Schedule 11 carcinogenic substances
- Class 1 (Schedule 10 carcinogen in a laboratory only)
- Class 2 (Schedule 11 carcinogen in a workplace other than laboratory)
- 7.9 unit fees = $112.33 per hour processing fee (up to a maximum of 86.9 unit fees = $1235). You will be notified of this fee after your application has been processed and an inspection has been conducted in the intended workplace where the scheduled carcinogen will be used.
Licence is valid for up to 5 years.
Where to send the form
WorkSafe Occupational Hygiene unit
GPO Box 4306
Link to the application form
Application for a licence to use a scheduled carcinogen
Complete a separate application form for each scheduled carcinogen and provide:
- details of the carcinogen you intend to use and a detailed description of the control measures used to prevent exposure to the scheduled carcinogen
- Identification form – natural person to be completed by the individual who is applying for, or nominating someone to, access the HCDG. You must also provide:
- 100 points of identification at least one with a photograph and signature,
- identification showing your date of birth,
- 2 verified passport sized photographs
- Identification form – non-individual only complete this form if applicant is abody corporate or company.(If you have previously completed these identification forms, you do not need to complete them again, unless your details have changed.)
If you are renewing your licence you are not required to complete the identification forms again unless your details have changed. In addition to providing the information above, please provide your existing licence number.