Licence to Carry out High Risk Work - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to carry out high risk work. Types of work considered high risk include:

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

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be 18 or older
  • be able to use English at a level that enables safe performance of high risk work
  • have undertaken a recognised course of training with a registered training organisation
  • have the necessary knowledge and ability to safely perform high risk work
  • have been assessed as competent by an accredited high risk work assessor.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
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Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2022 Tasmania

Approval time

120 business days

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.