Your health and safety guide to licensing and registration

A guide to the licences required for different types of work and how to apply for them.

Published: 01 Jun 2017
File type: PDF
File size: 499.02 kB
Length: 11 pages
Reading level: Easy

What it contains

You must be licensed to perform any of the following types of work:

  • high-risk work (eg scaffolding, rigging, operating cranes and forklifts, using boilers and other pressure equipment)
  • removing specific types and amounts of asbestos
  • operating a major hazard facility
  • using scheduled carcinogens
  • transporting dangerous goods
  • using dangerous goods that pose a security concern (high consequence dangerous goods)
  • transporting, storing, selling, manufacturing or importing explosives or fireworks
  • using explosives or discharging fireworks.

This guide will help you understand when you need a licence and what you need to do to get one.