You will require this security clearance if you intend to have unsupervised access to explosives or security sensitive dangerous substances. Security sensitive dangerous substances currently refers to security sensitive ammonium nitrate. Explosives include:
- dangerous goods of Class 1
- goods too dangerous to be transported
- articles or substances that, when manufactured, mixed, transported or assembled, can produce an explosive or pyrotechnic effect.
This clearance exists to ensure that you are of good reputation and that you do not pose a security risk to the community if given access to explosives or substances.
Please be aware that corporations can apply for a clearance that covers the whole corporation. However, you must nominate at least one person to hold a security clearance and be responsible for the whole corporation.
You will also require this clearance if you are employed or contracted to work under the direction or control of another person who holds an explosive licence. However, you will not require this clearance if you are working under supervision or working in a supervised area.