Licence to Carry out High Risk Work - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to carry out high risk work. Your licence will specify the classes of high risk work licences that you are authorised to undertake.

Types of work considered high risk include:

  • scaffolding work
  • dogging and rigging work
  • crane and hoist operation
  • reach stacking
  • forklift operation
  • pressure equipment operation.

You may not be required to apply for this licence if you hold an equivalent licence in another jurisdiction.

You will not require this licence to carry out high risk work in the course of training towards a certification under the supervision of a person who is licensed to carry out that work.

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.

Exemptions

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding exemptions.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • hold the relevant qualification for the class of high risk work you intend to undertake
  • provide evidence of your identity
  • provide a copy of your certification to undertake high risk work
  • provide any other information or documentation required by the Agency
  • complete the relevant form
  • pay any required fees.

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

Duration

5 years.

Expiry

If you fail to renew before the expiry date you have 12 months in which to apply before you are deemed a new applicant.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $71.28

One to three classes of high risk work.

Apply Application All $84.24 More than three classes of high risk work.
Renew Renewal All $58.32 Irrespective of number of classes of high risk work.
Vary Variation All $45.36

Addition of one to three classes of high risk work.

Vary Variation All $56.88

Addition of more than three classes of high risk work.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Application process

Apply

Please submit your application in person at Service Tasmania.

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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:

Enquiries

WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Email: wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)