Notifying of temporary storage or handling of dangerous goods

Notification to the Chief Officer

A temporary storage or handling form should be completed by the operator of a dangerous goods site if:

  • the operator intends to store or handle less than three times the manifest quantity of dangerous goods for no more than six months;
  • the site is not, or would not be, classified as a major hazard facility; and
  • the site is not currently licensed as a dangerous goods site.

All other requirements such as a risk assessment, placarding (if applicable), emergency response are still required to be addressed even if a dangerous goods licence is not required.

Notification of temporary storage or handling of dangerous goods

Lodging the notification

The completed and signed notification form and attachments (if any) should be mailed to

Resources Safety
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Mineral House 100 Plain Street
East Perth WA 6004

Or lodged in person at Resources Safety at 1 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA 6004.


For any enquiries please contact Support Services.
Phone: (08) 9358 8001