Codes of practice

See Minerals safety - codes of practice for more information and codes available from external sources.

Although some guidance material was prepared by previous departments and divisions, the content is still valid.

Codes of practice

Safe mobile autonomous mining in Western Australia - code of practice - 4116 Kb

Safe mobile autonomous mining in Western Australia - code of practice

Working hours risk management guidelines - code of practice - 212 Kb

Working hours risk management guidelines - code of practice: This is a tool for use in considering potential occupational safety and health hazard factors and risks from workplace/industry working hours arrangement.

Prevention and management of violence, aggression and bullying at work - code of practice - 246 Kb

Prevention and management of violence, aggression and bullying at work - code of practice: This code of practice provides guidance on meeting the requirements in the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994.

Safe design of buildings and structures - code of practice - 2970 Kb

Safe design of buildings and structures - code of practice: This code provides guidance on the design of buildings and structures for use at mining operations.

Mine survey - code of practice - 6796 Kb

Mine survey - code of practice: This code provides guidance on meeting the requirements in the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 relating to surveys at mining operations.

Surface rock support for underground mine - code of practice - 111 Kb

Surface rock support for underground mine - code of practice: This code introduces the requirement to install surface rock support in high headings in all Western Australian underground mines.

Consultation at work - code of practice - 1735 Kb

Consultation at work - code of practice: This code of practice provides guidance on meeting the requirements in the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 relating to consultation in the workplace.

Prevention and control of Legionnaires’ disease - code of practice - 297 Kb

Prevention and control of Legionnaires’ disease - code of practice: This code of practice provides general guidance on the identification and control of safety and health hazards and risks associated with Legionnaires’ disease.

Mineral exploration drilling - code of practice - 11231 Kb

Mineral exploration drilling - code of practice: This code is a practical guide to assist those involved in mineral exploration to develop and implement safe systems of work for drilling operations, particularly in remote areas.

Safeguarding of machinery and plant - code of practice - 1653 Kb

Safeguarding of machinery and plant - code of practice: This code of practice provides general guidance on the identification and control of safety and health hazards and risks associated with guarding of machinery and plant.

Tailing storage facilities in Western Australia - code of practice - 2491 Kb

Tailing storage facilities in Western Australia - code of practice: This Code will assist those involved with tailings storage facilities (TSFs) to meet their legislative obligations.

Working hours - code of practice - 433 Kb

Working hours - code of practice: This code provides guidance for employers and workers on the management of safety and health hazards and risks commonly associated with working hours arrangements.