Key info

  • You must notify WorkSafe Tasmania if you are a manifest quantity workplace.
  • Manifest quantity workplaces use, handle or store hazardous chemical quantities exceeding amounts in Schedule 11 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012.
  • You can notify by post, email or at a service centre.
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    About notifying of a manifest quantity workplace (MQW)

    You must notify WorkSafe Tasmania if you are running a manifest quantity workplace.

    You must also:

    • manage risks to health and safety associated with the hazardous chemicals
    • keep an up-to-date register of hazardous chemicals
    • provide correct labelling, safe handling and access to safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals
    • ensure there is appropriate placarding in place
    • maintain an up-to-date manifest of the hazardous chemicals on-site, for use by emergency services
    • submit a notification of a manifest quantity workplace application to a service centre, by post or email, along with a copy of your manifest.

    You must also notify WorkSafe if:

    • there is a change of person running the MQW
    • your quantity of Schedule 11 hazardous chemicals no longer exceeds MQW quantities
    • there is a significant change to the risk of using, handling or storing of hazardous chemicals.

    How to notify

    Service CentreBy postBy email
    Find your nearest Service CentreWorkSafe Tasmania
    PO Box 56
    Rosny Park, TAS 7018
    wst.licensing@justice.tas.gov.au

    What you need to notify

    To apply at a service centre you must:

    • provide a completed application form (PDF, 2MB)
    • provide a copy of the manifest (examples of a manifest are on the application form)
    • pay a fee.

    To apply by post or email you must:

    • provide a completed application form (PDF, 2MB)
    • provide a copy of the manifest (examples of a manifest are on the application form)
    • provide payment by Visa or Mastercard.

    Can I notify?

    You can apply if you are the person running the manifest quantity workplace.

    Proving your identity

    You do not need to prove your identity.

    How much it costs

    Hazardous chemical or major hazard facilitiesFee

    Notification of quantity of Schedule 11 hazardous chemical or group of hazardous chemicals that exceeds manifest quantity.

    $170

    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

    Payment options

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    EmailVisa LogoMasterCard Logo WorkSafe will contact you by phone to get credit card details.

    More Information

    Please visit WorkSafe Tasmania for more information on applying for notification of a manifest quantity workplace.