Guides and procedures

See Minerals safety - guidance for more information.

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

Guides and procedures

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

How to navigate and use the Hazard register for Western Australian mining fatalities - guide - 711 Kb

Handy information on how to use and navigate the Hazard register for Western Australian mining fatalities

Adjustment of atmospheric contaminant exposure standards - guide - 784 Kb

This guide provides current and relevant guidance to the mining industry for adjustment of exposure standards for extended work shifts

Isolation of hazardous energies associated with plant in Western Australian mining operations - 1804 Kb

This guideline is issued by Resources Safety under the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994, and has been endorsed by the Mining Industry Advisory Committee.

Implementing effective programs to manage risks associated with manual tasks - guide - 5140 Kb

This is the guide to implementing effective programs to manage risks associated with manual tasks.

Guide to the preparation of a design report for tailings storage facilities (TSFs) - 473 Kb

This is the guide to the preparation of a design report for tailings storage facilities (TSFs).

Guide to departmental requirements for the management and closure of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) - 337 Kb

This is a guide to the preparation of a design report for tailings storage facilities.

Personal noise exposure recordings - procedure - 381 Kb

This procedure assists approved noise officers undertaking personal noise exposure recordings of employees involved in mining and mineral processing activities in Western Australia.

Electronic submission of health and hygiene system sample record sheet - guide - 255 Kb

This guide will assist you in using the electronic (PDF) version of the CONTAM Sample Record Sheet.

Risk-based hygiene management planning and health & hygiene system - procedure - 1012 Kb

This procedure defines and details roles and responsibilities, how to conduct a health and hygiene risk assessment, how to prepare a sampling quota and how to report sampling results.

Submission of a project management plan (PMP) - guide - 105 Kb

This guide provides information on legislative requirements, submission of a PMP, content of the PMP and a checklist.