See Dangerous goods safety – guidance for more information.
Guidelines, guides and procedure
This guide provides guidance on how to navigate and use the Hazard register for Western Australia mining fatalities
Licensed storage, emergency devices, black powder, propellant power, self audit guide
This document outlines how a person can become an accredited consultant in Western Australia. It covers the requirements for approval by the Chief Officer, and the standards of assessment required to maintain accreditation status.
Under Regulation 88(1) of the Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007, a person must not operate a dangerous goods pipeline to transfer dangerous goods unless the pipeline is registered.
This document is a flow chart diagram of the overview of classification and safety report approval process.
This guideline is intended to assist all parties involved with dangerous goods to understand their reporting duties for dangerous goods incidents.
This guide uses a template-style approach that has been designed in accordance with the Regulations to address the requirements for approval of a safety report document by the Chief Officer.
This document outlines how a company can become an approved “emergency responder” in Western Australia.
The Chief Officer accredits approved persons to provide certificates in accordance with regulations 26(3) and 29(4B) of the Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007.
Dangerous goods licence applications that are accompanied by a certificate from an approved person are automatically approved by the Department of Mines and Petroleum.
This self-check guide will assist in the safe operation of supervised self-service petrol stations. It does not apply to unsupervised self-service petrol stations or underground liquefied petroleum gas (LP Gas) tanks.
Prime contractors have multiple responsibilities to ensure that dangerous goods are transported safely. This self-audit tool is a good starting point to evaluate your transport system.
This guide and its associated templates will assist the mining industry and other blasting operations to prepare a blast plan and records about the blast that address the key requirements of regulations 129, 130 and 134 of the Explosives Regulations.
Explosives management plan - guide - 631 Kb
This guide and its accompanying template will assist industry to prepare an explosives management plan (EMP). Use of the template is not mandatory but will ensure consistency in its application and streamline the review process.