Who can apply?
Applicants seeking approval as an accredited consultant must have a relevant degree in science or engineering. They need to demonstrate competency in risk assessment relevant to the dangerous goods Classes or Divisions for which accreditation is being sought.
Accreditation as a dangerous goods consultant has effect for three years.
Only individuals, not companies, can be accredited and therefore accreditation is not shared across of transferable within an organisation.
The completed application must be signed by the intended consultant and lodged with supporting documentation, which is the original or the original certified document (where a copy is requested this does not apply):
- evidence of a relevant degree in science or engineering from an Australian institution or equivalent
- copy of procedure for the review and endorsement of dangerous goods proposals
- signed accredited consultant’s charter
- details of relevant training and experience
- details of record management for dangerous goods proposals
- draft copy of risk assessment forms for assessing proposals
- list of relevant publications held by applicant.
Failure to provide the required documentation will delay processing of applications. Most applications are dealt with within 20 business days.
Lodging the notification
The completed and signed notification form and attachments (if any) should be mailed to:
Safety Regulation Group
Dangerous Goods and Critical Risks
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Locked Bag 100
East Perth WA 6892
Or lodge in person:
303 Sevenoaks Street (entrance off Grose avenue)
Cannington WA 6107
For any enquiries please contact Dangerous Goods Licensing
Phone: (08) 6251 2300
Notification of changes of details
Please send changes in contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org