Notification of a Manifest Quantity Workplace (MQW) - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to provide this notification to the Agency if you intend to use, handle or store hazardous chemicals prescribed by Schedule 11 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations in quantities greater than designated manifest quantities.

Schedule 11 chemicals include a variety of:

  • flammable liquids, solids and gases
  • self-reactive substances
  • pyrophoric and self-heating substances
  • oxidising liquids and solids
  • organic peroxides
  • acutely toxic or corrosive substances
  • unstable substances.

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

This notification must:

  • be provided to the Agency at least 14 days before the first use, storage or handling of hazardous chemicals in your workplace
  • be accompanied by a completed copy of the relevant form, the required fee, and any other documents required by the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.





Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Justice
WorkSafe Tasmania

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (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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