Guidelines, guides and procedures

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Guidelines, guides and procedure

Hazard register for Western Australian mining fatalities - guide - 711 Kb

This guide provides guidance on how to navigate and use the Hazard register for Western Australia mining fatalities

Licensed storage of emergency devices, black powder and propellant powder - self-audit guide - 3852 Kb

Licensed storage, emergency devices, black powder, propellant power, self audit guide

Approval of consultants to assess and endorse dangerous goods site licence applications - guide - 372 Kb

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.

Applying to register a dangerous goods pipeline - guide - 82 Kb

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.

Overview of classification and safety report approval process - diagram - 35 Kb

This document is a flow chart diagram of the overview of classification and safety report approval process.

Reporting dangerous goods incidents - guideline - 219 Kb

This guideline is intended to assist all parties involved with dangerous goods to understand their reporting duties for dangerous goods incidents.

Guide to preparing a safety report for approval by Chief Officer - 215 Kb

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.

Approval of responders to dangerous goods emergencies - guide - 148 Kb

This document outlines how a company can become an approved “emergency responder” in Western Australia.

Accredited consultant’s charter - guide - 110 Kb

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.

Acknowledgement of accredited consultant’s responsibilities - 111 Kb

Dangerous goods licence applications that are accompanied by a certificate from an approved person are automatically approved by the Department of Mines and Petroleum.

Dangerous goods safety matters - self check guide for petrol stations - guide - 6825 Kb

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.

Dangerous goods safety matters - self-audit guide for prime contractors - guide - 1319 Kb

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.

Blast plan preparation, including mining operations - guide - 352 Kb

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.