Application for authorisation to use, handle or store prohibited and restricted carcinogens

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Employer

This form is to be used by a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to make an application under Regulation 383 to WorkSafe for authorisation to use, handle or store a prohibited or restricted carcinogen referred to in Schedule 10, at the workplace.

Decisions about applications

If a PCBU makes an application under Regulation 383, the Regulator may grant authorisation to use, handle or store a prohibited carcinogen or restricted carcinogen under Regulation 384.

The regulator may authorise the person to use, handle or store a prohibited carcinogen referred to in an item in Schedule 10, table 10.1 at the workplace only if the carcinogen will be used, handled or stored only for genuine research or analysis.

The regulator may authorise the person to use, handle or store a restricted carcinogen referred to in an item in Schedule 10, table 10.2 at the workplace only if the carcinogen will be used, handled or stored only for a use referred to in column 3 for the item.

Conditions of authorisation

The regulator may impose any conditions on the authorisation that the regulator considers necessary to achieve the objectives of the Act or the Regulations.

Refusal of authorisation

The regulator must refuse to authorise the use, handling or storage of the carcinogen for a use not referred to in this regulation.

Reviewable decision

Decisions about authorisation to use, handle or store prohibited and restricted carcinogens are reviewable decisions, as outlined in Regulation 676.

If you wish to have the outcome of your application reviewed, please complete and submit the Review Form available at www.dmirs.wa.gov.au or contact Review.Officer@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Changes to Information in application

The regulator must be given notice of any changes to the use, handling or storage of a prohibited or restricted carcinogen before the change or as soon as practicable after the change has occurred.

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Last updated 04 Apr 2022

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