Information sheets and pamphlets

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Information sheets and pamphlets

Construction of explosives and ammonium nitrate facilities at the McLarty State Explosives Facility - information sheet - 742 Kb

Construction of explosives and ammonium nitrate facilities at the McLarty State Explosives Facility

Driving record suitability for dangerous goods and explosives driver licences - information sheet - 142 Kb

Information on your driving record eligibility prior to applying for an explosive licence.

Overview of explosives regulations - information sheet - 267 Kb

This document is for guidance only and the definitive statutory requirements are contained in the Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 (the Explosives Regulations).

Transporting dangerous goods in limited quantities - changes in the ADG7.5 - information sheet - 333 Kb

This information sheet summarises and explains the changes to the code in regards to dangerous goods transported in limited quantities. It should be used in conjunction with ADG7.5.

Beyond the gate - site responsibilities for transporting dangerous goods - pamphlet - 1556 Kb

Information for sites on their responsibilities to ensure dangerous goods are transported safely from their facilities.

Safe storage and handling of dangerous goods on farms - pamphlet - 1024 Kb

Handy tips on how to store and handle dangerous goods on farms safely.

Authorised explosives register - list - 3534 Kb

Provides a register of the authorised explosives in Western Australia

Black powder, propellant powder and ammunition for licensed gun owners - pamphlet - 754 Kb

This pamphlet provides licensed gun owners with information on the requirements for black powder, propellant powder and ammunition

Phase 4 dangerous goods regulation amendments (effective 5 February 2016) – information sheet - 130 Kb

Phase 4 dangerous goods regulation amendments

Dangerous goods transport training providers - 106 Kb

Approved training providers.

Licensing requirements for the storage and transport of dangerous goods in WA - information sheet - 143 Kb

This information sheet covers the guidance material and legislative references provide details of quantity limits, exemptions and other requirements. It is recommended that this information is reviewed when assessing whether a licence is required.

Training requirements for shotfiring licences - information sheet - 52 Kb

This information sheet outlines the training requirements for obtaining or renewing a shotfiring licence in Western Australia.

Driving record contact details - list - 170 Kb

Driving record contact details for Australian States and Territories and New Zealand.

Overview of storage and handling regulations - information sheet - 341 Kb

This document is for guidance only and the definitive statutory requirements are contained in the Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-Explosives) Regulations 2007 (the Storage and Handling Regulations).

Dangerous goods vehicle licence - general information - 258 Kb

The following information is to guide you on the requirements for applying for and renewing dangerous goods vehicle licences.

Fireworks contractor licence - general information - 87 Kb

The following information is to guide you on the requirements for applying for and renewing fireworks contractor licences.

Overview of the explosives manufacture approval process - information sheet - 156 Kb

The manufacture of explosives often involves multiple activities, such as testing, storage, manufacture, and supply or export of explosives, security risk substances or dangerous goods.

Frequently asked questions on Western Australia's explosives storage facilities - information sheet - 1007 Kb

This information sheet outlines the frequently asked questions on Western Australia's explosives storage facilities.

Driving record suitability for dangerous goods and explosives driver licences - information sheet - 142 Kb

The transport of dangerous goods is potentially very hazardous and therefore requires drivers who are responsible, appropriately trained and medically fit (i.e. both physically and mentally).

Consultants approved to examine and endorse storage and handling proposals - list - 302 Kb

WA Dangerous Goods Accredited Consultants Internet List

Competency for fireworks operator licence - information sheet - 100 Kb

A fireworks operator licence states the types and/or size of fireworks that may be initiated appropriate to the level of knowledge and practical experience previously gained.

Design approval requirements for bulk containers used to transport solid dangerous goods - information sheet - 150 Kb

This information sheet explains the requirements in the Dangerous Goods Safety (Road and Rail Transport of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 (Transport Regulations) for the design approvals of bulk containers.

Approved emergency responders - list - 126 Kb

The following information is a list of Approved Emergency Responders as of September 2017

Dangerous Goods Safety (Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate) Regulations 2007 - information sheet - 265 Kb

This information sheet explains the main amendments in effect from 1 January 2014 under the Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 (Explosives Regulations) and Dangerous Goods Safety (Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate) Regulations 2007.

Frequently asked questions on legal professional privilege - information sheet - 1267 Kb

Legal professional privilege (LPP) is a privilege claimed by a client to withhold information or documents that would reveal confidential communications between lawyer and client.

Overview of regulatory requirements for dangerous goods and explosives in ports - information sheet - 66 Kb

This information sheets explains the regulatory requirements in place from 1 January 2014 for dangerous goods and explosives being stored and handled at ports.

Recognised shotfirer training course providers - list - 233 Kb

The following information sheet lists only those training course providers that are accredited to deliver national units of competency for blasting (RIIBLA).

Transport of dangerous goods - National Amendment Package No. 2 - information sheet - 312 Kb

This information sheet summarises the Amendment Package, highlighting those issues most relevant to industry, enforcement issues relevant to the safety regulator and improvements that clarify the intent of the code and Transport Regulations.

Is it hazardous or dangerous? - information sheet - 157 Kb

Hazardous substances are those that, following exposure, can have an adverse effect on health. Examples of hazardous substances include poisons, substances that cause burns or skin and eye irritation, and substances that may cause cancer.

Abandoned and unwanted explosives and flares - pamphlet - 1447 Kb

This pamphlet provides information on commercial blasting explosives and other explosives, such as fireworks, railway track signals and marine distress flares.

Meaning of ‘controlled by the other person’ for security purposes - information sheet - 232 Kb

This information sheet covers many of the licences with activities involving explosives and security sensitive ammonium nitrate that require the possession of a valid dangerous goods security card.

Pyrotechnics special use licence - general information - 129 Kb

The following information is to guide you on the requirements for applying for and renewing pyrotechnics (special use) licences.

Fireworks operator licence - general information - 60 Kb

The following information is to guide you on the requirements for applying for and renewing fireworks operator licences.

Requirements for commercial transport of explosives - information sheet - 112 Kb

This information sheet summarises the key explosives transport requirements.

Security requirements for the management of explosives - information sheet - 119 Kb

This information sheet summarises the applicable requirements and guidance for key issues in the security management of explosives under the Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 (Explosives Regulations).

Transport of explosives in underground mines - information sheet - 53 Kb

This document sets out the critical issues to consider and how they should be approached. Further information on explosives transport on mines is available in Resources Safety’s Transport of explosives on roads and at mines - guidance note.

Overview of security sensitive ammonium nitrate regulations - information sheet - 290 Kb

This document is for guidance only and the definitive statutory requirements are contained in the Dangerous Goods Safety (Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate) Regulations 2007.

Emergency planning for licensed dangerous goods sites - information sheet - 86 Kb

This information sheet explains the updated emergency planning provisions in effect from 1 January 2014 following amendment of the Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 (Storage and Handling Regulations).

Amendments to the Storage and Handling Regulations (effective 1 January 2014) - information sheet - 120 Kb

This information sheet explains the main amendments in effect from 1 January 2014 under the Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 (Storage and Handling Regulations)

Transport of mineral concentrates of UN 3077 - Environmentally hazardous substance, solid - information sheet - 48 Kb

This information sheet overviews how the determination and exemptions apply in Western Australia for the transport of UN 3077 mineral concentrates, the Chief Dangerous Goods Officer has issued.

Dangerous goods driver training package - information sheet - 106 Kb

This information sheet outlines the requirements for registered training organisations (RTO) to apply for an approval to conduct training of the national unit of competency TLILIC0001 Preparation to transport dangerous goods by road.