Registration of Plant Design - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required this registration if you have designed plant that you intend manufacture, import or supply. Plant that may need to be registered includes:

  • amusement structures
  • boom-type elevating work platforms
  • bridge cranes with a safe working load greater than 10 tonnes, or which are designed to handle molten metal or dangerous goods
  • building maintenance units
  • gantry cranes with a safe working load greater than 5 tonnes, or which are designed to handle molten metal or dangerous goods
  • gas cylinders
  • hoists, other than elevating work platforms, that have a platform movement in excess of 2.4 metres and which are designed to lift people
  • lifts
  • mast climbing work platforms
  • mobile cranes, other than tow trucks, with a safe working load greater than 10 tonnes
  • pre-fabricated scaffolding systems
  • pressure equipment
  • tower cranes
  • vehicle hoists
  • work boxes.

You will also need to register any alterations to an existing design. 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 registration you must complete an approved registration form, and provide the following:

  • a signed statement by the person who designed the plant verifying that the person has complied with the regulations
  • the name, address and qualifications of the design verifiers and their employers
  • a signed statement by a design verifier that the design complies with relevant standards
  • representational drawings of the plant design
  • the required registration fee.

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

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$369.00

Registration of design of plant

VaryVariation$369.00Alteration to design of plant

Administering agency

Department of Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, Business Service Centre
Department of Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia


Operating address:
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

1300 307 877
safety@commerce.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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