Permit to Have Unsupervised Access to High Consequence Dangerous Goods (HCDG) - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if your work involves unsupervised access to high consequence dangerous goods (HCDG) such as ammonium nitrate.

Dangerous goods are described as substances and articles that are potentially hazardous to people and property. They may be corrosive, flammable, explosive, oxidizing or reactive with water. Certain dangerous goods are designated as high consequence (HCDG) by the Agency.

This permit can only be granted to the employee of an HCDG licence holder. It entitles the permit holder to conduct the activities which the HCDG licence holder has authorised you to perform and has recorded in their security plan.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 for this permit, you must:

  • be at least eighteen years of age
  • be a Victorian resident
  • pass a National Police Check and a security assessment
  • provide all required documentation and information
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to five years.

Fees

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Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application to Conduct a National Police Check and ASIO Security Assessment - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Permit to Have Unsupervised Access to High Consequence Dangerous Goods (HCDG) - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Act 1985 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (HCDG) Regulations 2016 Victoria

Application process

Apply

Please ensure you include all the required documentation with your application, as detailed on the application documents.

Lodgement process

Apply

Please lodge your application and associated documentation directly at an Australian Post Outlet.

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

WorkSafe Victoria

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Branch

WorkSafe Victoria

Department of Treasury and Finance

Operating address: 1 Malop Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4293
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9641 1555
Phone: 1300 852 562
Email: licensing@worksafe.vic.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Victoria (Opens in new window)