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Hazardous Substances & New Organisms registers

Equipment used for storing, using, dispensing and transporting hazardous substances that require an approval from WorkSafe as per the hazardous substance legislation is to be included on dedicated registers.

WorkSafe manages the following registers:

  • Compressed gas cylinders
  • Burners
  • Dispensers and vaporisers
  • Tanks and fabricators
  • Tank wagons

Each register, where applicable, incorporates approvals made under the previous Dangerous Goods legislation that was grand-parented into the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) legislation.

Use these registers to find out whether an approval has been granted by WorkSafe or contact us for further information on the equipment you are seeking more information on.

WorkSafe approves Controlled Substance Licences for vertebrate toxic agents, fumigants and explosives. A register showing all current approvals is available for review.

Last updated 2 March 2017


[image] Embalming Industry hazards.


On Monday 4 April 2016, the New Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into effect.

HSWA repeals the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, with immediate effect.

All references to the 1992 Act on this website and within our guidance will be progressively removed.