Permit to Have Unsupervised Access to High Consequence Dangerous Goods (HCDG) - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if your work involves unsupervised access to high consequence dangerous goods (HCDG) such as ammonium nitrate.

Dangerous goods are described as substances and articles that are potentially hazardous to people and property. They may be corrosive, flammable, explosive, oxidizing or reactive with water. Certain dangerous goods are designated as high consequence (HCDG) by the Agency.

This permit can only be granted to the employee of an HCDG licence holder. It entitles the permit holder to conduct the activities which the HCDG licence holder has authorised you to perform and has recorded in their security plan.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 permit, you must:

  • be at east 18 years of age
  • be a Victorian resident
  • pass a National Police Check and a security assessment
  • provide all required documentation and information
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to 5 years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

There is no fee for the application for this permit.

Application

Apply

Please ensure you include all the required documentation with your application, as detailed on the application documents.


Lodgement

Apply

Please lodge your application and associated documentation directly at an Australian Post Outlet.


Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance
WorkSafe Victoria

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Act 1985 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (HCDG) Regulations 2016 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Branch
Department of Treasury and Finance
WorkSafe Victoria


Operating address:
222 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
PO BOX 4293
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

03 9641 1555

Other:

1800 136 089
licensing@worksafe.vic.gov.au

Website:

https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/ Opens in a new browser window

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