Licence to Carry out High Risk Work - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to carry out high risk work. Types of work considered high risk include scaffolding work, dogging and rigging work, crane and hoist operation, reach stacking, forklift operation, and pressure equipment operation. Your licence will specify the classes of high risk work licences that you are authorised to undertake.

You may not be required to apply for this licence if you hold an equivalent licence in another jurisdiction. A licence is also not required to carry out high risk work in the course of training towards a certification, under the supervision of a person who is licensed to carry out that work, or in certain other circumstances.

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 licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • hold the relevant qualification for the class of high risk work you intend to undertake
  • provide evidence of your identity, a copy of your certification to undertake high risk work and any other information or documentation required by the Agency
  • complete the relevant form
  • pay any required fees.

You may apply in writing for an exemption from this licensing requirement if you believe you have sufficient cause.

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

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$68.20

1 to 3 classes of high risk work.

Application$80.60More than 3 classes of high risk work.
Variation$55.80

Addition of more than 3 classes of high risk work.

RenewRenewal$55.80Irrespective of number of classes of high risk work.
VaryVariation$43.40

Addition of 1 to 3 classes of high risk work.

Other resources

Application

Apply

Please submit your application in person at Service Tasmania.


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

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

Supporting information

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