Approval of Packaging Design - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to design packaging to be used for transporting dangerous goods on road or rail. This includes:

  • portable tanks
  • multiple-element gas containers (MEGC)
  • tank vehicles
  • pressure receptacles
  • aerosol dispensers
  • intermediate bulk containers (IBC)
  • bulk containers and drums
  • barrels, jerry cans, boxes, bags and composite packaging.

Packaging designs must:

  • comply with, or be permitted by, the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG code)
  • satisfy all the relevant testing and inspection requirements as set out in the ADG code.

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:

  • the packaging must have undergone tests from the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code)
  • the packaging must satisfy all the relevant testing and inspection requirements.

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

Prerequisites

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$153.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval of Packaging Design - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Justice
WorkSafe Tasmania

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2010 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Justice
WorkSafe Tasmania


Operating address:
30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address:
PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018

Phone:

03 6166 4600

Phone:

1300 366 322

Fax:

03 6173 0206
wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au

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