High Risk Work Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to carry out high risk work. High risk work (HRW) includes:

  • Scaffolding - basic, intermediate and advanced.
  • Rigging work - dogging, basic, intermediate and advanced rigging.
  • Crane and hoist operation - tower, self-erecting tower, derrick, portal boom, bridge and gantry, vehicle loading, non slewing mobile, slewing, materials hoist, personnel and materials hoist, boom-type elevating work platform, vehicle mounted concrete placing boom.
  • Forklift operation - forklift trucks, order-picking forklift trucks.
  • Pressure equipment operation - basic, intermediate and advanced boiler operation, turbine operation, reciprocating steam engine operation.

You can only undertake the type of HRW endorsed on your licence. However, you can add new classes to your HRW licence, which allows you to carry out different types of high risk work on a single licence.

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 licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • undertake the relevant training for your type of HRW
  • be assessed by an accredited HRW assessor.

Duration

Five years unless suspended or cancelled.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Other, Sole Trader $100.00

Per class of high risk work. Fees for 2021-22

General Duplicate Certificate Other, Sole Trader $66.00

Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal Other, Sole Trader $53.00

Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation Other, Sole Trader $78.50

Per class of high risk work. Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

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 Enquiries

WorkSafe

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 1300 307 877
Email: WorkSafeRegistration@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)