There are a range of activities and task performed at the University which involve a degree of risk. Some of these are considered high risk, an example is forklift operation. To ensure these high risk activities are performed by licence operators a register will be maintained. Examples of operations that is undertaken or equipment that is held or operated may include, but not limited to:

  • dangerous goods storage, manufacture and transport registrations of high risk plant such as pressure vessels, cooling towers, cranes and lifts
  • licences or approvals for certain processes such as asbestos removal, use of carcinogens, radioactive sources and lead
  • electrical work
  • operation of particular types of industrial equipment, such as fork lift trucks
  • rigging operations
  • licensing and registration of vehicles, and/or
  • relevant driver’s licences including boating licences