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Health and safety alerts suggest practical measures to assist in reducing the risk. Significant incident summary Significant Incident Summary No. 1 Employee suffers burn injury from aerosol can dropped in deep fryer Significant Incident Summary No. 2 Scaffolder falls and is injured while carrying...
Health and safety alerts
The Mining and Petroleum Advisory Committee (MAPAC) is a tripartite body made up of employee, employer and government representatives as well as work health and safety experts. What is the Mining and Petroleum Advisory Committee? The Mining and Petroleum Advisory Committee was established under the...
Mining and Petroleum Advisory Committee
This page contains frequently asked questions relating to managing statutory positions on mine sites Statutory positions What happens if the mine operator does not have sufficient eligible people to appoint to statutory positions? As stated in Section 2 of the WorkSafe Commissioner’s Statement of...
Frequently asked questions
This page contains frequently asked questions relating to S chedule 26 appointment FAQs What does “in writing” mean when accepting an appointment to a statutory position? The written record accepting appointment to a statutory position may include an email, a signed document such as a job...
Frequently asked questions
This page contains frequently asked questions relating to key statutory positions. Which statutory positions require notification of appointment? Notification of appointment to the WorkSafe Commissioner is only required for two of the five key statutory positions – site senior executive and...
Statutory positions
A person is eligible for an authorised mine surveyor’s certificate (grade 2) if the person: holds a degree or diploma in mine surveying technology from an Australian university that includes 1 unit in mining and 1 unit in structural geology or engineering geology, or a 3-year diploma of mine...
Statutory certificates
A person is eligible for an authorised mine surveyor’s certificate (grade 1) if the person: holds a degree or diploma in mine surveying technology from an Australian university that includes 2 units in mining and 1 unit in structural geology or engineering geology, or a 3-year diploma of mine...
Statutory certificates
A person is eligible for a restricted quarry manager’s (RQM) certificate if they can demonstrate evidence of: Working on a mine where quarry operations are carried out minimum of 2 years Complete the Statement of experience: RQM – 2 years employment on a quarry template Working in managing ground...
Statutory certificates
A person is eligible for a quarry manager’s (QM) certificate if they can demonstrate evidence of: Working on a mine where quarry operations are carried out minimum of 2 years Complete the Statement of experience: QM – 2 years employment on a quarry template Working in managing ground stability,...
Statutory certificates
A person who holds a relevant qualification (see below) is eligible for a deputy’s certificate for underground coal mines if the person: reaches 23 years of age; and passes an applicable legislation examination for a deputy’s certificate for underground coal mines, and works at an underground coal...
Statutory certificates

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This information sheet is intended to assist persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) to prevent and respond to incidents of workplace gendered violence. Background Exposure to...
WorkSafe
Information
04 Dec 2023
This information sheet is intended to assist persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) to prevent and respond to incidents of workplace gendered violence. Background Exposure to...
WorkSafe
Information
04 Dec 2023
This information sheet provides general guidance for workers and persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) on how to manage the risk of falls at work under the new work health and safety...
WorkSafe
Information
18 Jul 2022
The person issued with a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN), or their PCBU if they are a worker, can ask the regulator to appoint a WorkSafe inspector to review the PIN using this form. This...
WorkSafe
Form – application
03 Jun 2022

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