There are a range of activities and task performed at the University which involve a degree of risk. Some of these, such as forklift operation, are considered high-risk. To ensure that these high risk activities are performed only by licensed operators, a register is maintained. Examples of operations and equipment that requires a license to undertake or use include:

  • dangerous goods storage
  • manufacturing and transport registrations of high-risk plant such as pressure vessels, cooling towers, cranes and lifts
  • 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
  • activities such as boating or diving