Approval to Use an Overpack to Transport Dangerous Goods - New South Wales

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to transport dangerous goods by preparing and using an overpack. Please be aware that you will only require this approval if your activity does not comply with the relevant code. Dangerous goods are substances or articles that present an immediate hazard to people, property or the environment. This includes explosives, gases, flammable liquids and radioactive substances.

Overpack means packaging (other than large packaging) used to hold and consolidate packages of goods into a single unit for easier handling and stowage (e.g. a pallet designed to hold packages or a box or crate into which packages are placed). Please be aware that your approval may be subject to conditions in relation to the use of the overpack necessary for the safe use to transport dangerous goods.

Please consult the Contact Officers 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 your application must:

  • Be in writing; and
  • Provide the information required under the relevant code.

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

Fees

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Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Approval to Use an Overpack to Transport Dangerous Goods - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2014 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

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Enquiries, Chemicals and Radiation Licensing Unit

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Department of Planning and Environment

Operating address: 59 Goulburn St
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232
Phone: 02 9995 5555
Phone: 13 15 55
Fax: 02 9995 6603
Email: d.goods@epa.nsw.gov.au