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Guidelines, guides and procedure – dangerous goods
This guide is designed to assist all persons who are proposing to store, handle or produce hydrogen gas and liquid within WA.
This safety guide assists those transporting packaged dangerous goods by road in receptacles (e.g. packages, cylinders) with a capacity of 500 litres or more or net mass of 500 kilograms or more (i.e. 500 L or kg).
This safety guide assists prime contractors and drivers of vehicles transporting dangerous goods on Western Australian roads to comply with the relevant safety requirements regarding restricted routes, route selection, vehicle stopping and parking.
This safety guide assists vehicle owners, prime contractors and drivers transporting dangerous goods on Western Australian roads to meet their obligations regarding the provision of safety equipment.
Dangerous goods transport documents – Dangerous Goods Safety Guide
This safety guide assists those transporting packaged dangerous goods by road in receptacles (e.g. packages, cylinders) with a capacity of 500 litres or less or net mass of 500 kilograms or less (i.e. 500 L or kg).
This guide is designed to help people understand their responsibilities when transporting non-placard load quantities of dangerous goods in packages by road and rail in Australia.
Explosives management plan – guide - 747 Kb
Explosives management plan (ExMP) - guide
Practical guidance on how to comply with the regulations.
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.
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 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.
Guidelines, guides and procedures – for major hazard facilities
This human factors self-assessment template has been developed for use by petroleum and major hazard facility
This guide highlights the importance of integrating human factors into safety management systems (SMS)
This human factors self-assessment tool and guide has been developed for petroleum and major hazard facility operators
Guide to assist operators in the development and ongoing use of audit systems, management reviews and continual improvement
Guide to assist operators to meet the requirement of communicating and providing information to the community surrounding a major hazard facility
Guide for the development and submission of a safety report as required under the Dangerous Goods Safety (Major Hazard Facilities) Regulations 2007