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Plant registration

For: Employers and managers Information seekers

Some plant design and items of plant must be registered, under the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 (WHS Regulations).


Register plant design

The items of plant design that need to be registered are listed in Registration of plant and plant designs—schedule 5 of the WHS Regulations.

To apply, submit the Design Registration (or Variation of Design) of an Item of Plant application form (PDF, 201.5 KB).

For more information, see Plant Design Registration applicant guide (PDF, 129.0 KB).

Register plant items

The items of plant that need to be registered are listed in Registration of plant and plant designs—schedule 5 of the WHS Regulations.

To apply for plant item and design registration, submit:

For more information, see Plant Registration applicant guide (PDF, 189.3 KB).

It is no longer a condition of plant registration that Comcare be provided with annual plant maintenance notification.

Page last reviewed: 10 March 2022

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GPO Box 9905, Canberra, ACT 2601
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Date printed 18 Jul 2024

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