Segregation Design and Method Approval for Dangerous Goods - New South Wales

Service summary

You may require this approval if you intend to design and / or use a method of segregation for transporting dangerous and incompatible goods by road. Please be aware that you may only require this approval if your activity does not comply with the relevant code. Segregation helps minimise the risk of incompatible substances reacting dangerously if they were to come into contract with each other. Such contact might be caused by a leak, spill or vehicle accident. Segregation is particularly important to prevent foodstuffs from being contaminated. An example of a segregation method requiring approval is a fixed locker attached to a vehicle.

Please be aware that your approval may be subject to conditions relating to the safe transport of dangerous goods.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must show the Authority that:

  • It is impracticable to segregate the goods by a segregation device, or method of segregation approved under the code; and
  • The risk involved in using the method to transport the goods by road is not greater than the risk involved in using a device or method that complies with the code.

To be eligible your application must:

  • Be in writing; and
  • Provide the information required under the relevant code.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Segregation Design and Method Approval for Dangerous Goods - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment
NSW Environment Protection Authority

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2014 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Chemicals and Radiation Licensing Unit
Department of Planning and Environment
NSW Environment Protection Authority


Operating address:
59 Goulburn St
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232

Phone:

13 15 55

Phone:

02 9995 5555

Fax:

02 9995 6603
d.goods@epa.nsw.gov.au

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