Registration of an Item of Plant - South Australia


Under the Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations the following items of plant require registration as specified in Schedule 5 Part 2 of the Regulations:

  • boilers with a hazard level of A, B or C according to the criteria specified in AS 4343:2005;
  • pressure vessels with a hazard level of A, B or C according to the criteria specified in AS 4343:2005, other than:

(a) gas cylinders; and
(b) LP gas fuel vessels for automotive use; and
(c) serial produced vessels;
  • tower cranes;
  • lifts, escalators and moving walkways;
  • building maintenance units;
  • Amusement devices covered by section 2 of AS3533.1:2009 except those specified in clause 4(2)
  • concrete placing units (truck mounted with boom); and
  • mobile cranes with a safe working load exceeding 10 tonnes.

Please refer to for additional information on requirements.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


5 years.


2019-2020 fees:
$376 per item.

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Act(s) name

Work Health & Safety Act 2012 (SA) 2012 South Australia

Additional information

For amusement structures you will need to also lodge an engineering report.

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Unit, Business Performance Team

SafeWork SA

Operating address: Level 4, 33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address: GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0883030400
Phone: 1300 365 255
Fax: 0883039903
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