If you have previously completed these identification forms, you do not need to complete them again, unless your details have changed.
A licence processing fee of 7.9 fee units per hour with a maximum of 86.9 fee units will apply (exempt from GST). You will be notified of the fee after your application has been processed and an inspection of the workplace where the scheduled carcinogen is intended to be used has been conducted.
Send your completed application, supporting documents, and identification form to WorkSafe's licensing branch by mail or email.
Site assessment before a licence is granted
WorkSafe will inspect all carcinogenic substance licence, and licence renewal, application sites to assess and verify the information provided in the application. The criteria for renewal are the same as for initial licence issue.
Employers and self-employed persons require a licence to use a Schedule 1 carcinogen in a laboratory. Use of Schedule 1 carcinogens is prohibited in workplaces other than laboratories.
Employers and self-employed persons require a licence to use a Schedule 2 carcinogen in a workplace other than a laboratory.
Applicant’s legislative requirements
To apply for a licence to use Schedule 10 or 11 carcinogenic substances, applicants must:
Provide all the information required in the Licence to use a Scheduled Carcinogen application form and submit the form to the Authority; and
Provide additional information if requested by the Authority to complete the application.
Contact WorkSafe's licensing branch
To check the progress of an application or if you need assistance, contact the Licensing Branch at: