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.
- Crane Operator Certification
- Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
- Certification in Safety Management
- Forklift Certification
- Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
- The BC Association for Crane Safety (BACS)
- High Risk License
- Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
- H2S Training
- Safety Occupational Health and Safety