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Lead Risk Work Notification - New South Wales


You will need to notify the agency within seven days if you are a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) at a workplace and you determine that work in the workplace is lead risk work.

Lead risk work is found in various industries, including:

  • shipbuilding
  • manufacturing
  • demolition.

Lead risk work means work carried out in a lead process that is likely to cause the blood lead level of a worker carrying out the work to exceed:

  • for a female of reproductive capacity - 5 micrograms per decilitre (0.24 micromoles per litre)
  • in other cases - 20 micrograms per decilitre (0.97 micromoles per litre).


Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.


Each notification is valid for the duration of the lead risk work.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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You do not need to pay any fees.


Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

SafeWork NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.