Segregation Design and Method Approval for Dangerous Goods - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to design and / or use a Type II segregation device for transporting dangerous and incompatible goods by road.

Segregation involves separating dangerous goods from incompatible substances. This helps to minimise the risk of incompatible substances reacting dangerously if they were to come into contact 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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:

  • comply with the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code)
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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






Application for Approval of a Segregation Device - 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

Department of Justice
WorkSafe Tasmania

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


03 6166 4600


1300 366 322


03 6173 0206


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