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High Risk License

Definition - What does High Risk License mean?

A high risk license is a photographic license that is given to a person who has been authorized to work in a class of work that has been defined as high risk. To be eligible for a high risk license, a person must be at least 18 years of age. The license is valid for five years and is subject to identification checks.

Safeopedia explains High Risk License

A high risk license is required to work on scaffolding, rigging work, crane and hoist operation, forklift operation, and pressure equipment operation. In order to obtain a high risk license, a person must be trained by a registered training organization and assessed by a Worksafe registered assessor. There are different classes of license according to the type of work being undertaken.

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