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Guidelines, guides and procedure – dangerous goods
Dangerous Goods Safety Guide - Storage, handling and production of hydrogen - 1237 Kb
This guide is designed to assist all persons who are proposing to store, handle or produce hydrogen gas and liquid within WA.
Road transport in receptacles of more than 500 L or kg - dangerous goods safety guide - 866 Kb
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).
Route selection, vehicle stopping and bulk transfer - dangerous goods safety guide - 596 Kb
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.
Safety equipment for road vehicles transporting dangerous goods - dangerous goods safety guide - 636 Kb
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 - 549 Kb
Dangerous goods transport documents – Dangerous Goods Safety Guide
Road transport in receptacles of 500 L or kg or less - dangerous goods safety guide - 665 Kb
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).
Requirements for consignors of dangerous goods packages below placard load quantity - guide - 542 Kb
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
Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 - Guide - 2896 Kb
Practical guidance on how to comply with the regulations.
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 - 823 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.
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.
Approval of responders to dangerous goods emergencies - guide - 458 Kb
This document outlines how a company can become an approved “emergency responder” in Western Australia.
Accredited consultants charter - form - 90 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 - 680 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 - 1883 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.
Guidelines, guides and procedures – for major hazard facilities
Human Factors self-assessment tool for safety management systems - template - 160 Kb
This human factors self-assessment template has been developed for use by petroleum and major hazard facility
Guide Human factors fundamentals for petroleum and major hazard facility operators - 2026 Kb
This guide highlights the importance of integrating human factors into safety management systems (SMS)
Human factors self-assessment guide and tool for safety management systems at petroleum and MHF operations - 831 Kb
This human factors self-assessment tool and guide has been developed for petroleum and major hazard facility operators
Audits, review and continual improvement for major hazard facilities – guide - 1241 Kb
Guide to assist operators in the development and ongoing use of audit systems, management reviews and continual improvement
Providing information to the community – guide - 716 Kb
Guide to assist operators to meet the requirement of communicating and providing information to the community surrounding a major hazard facility
Development and submission of safety report – guide - 1229 Kb
Guide for the development and submission of a safety report as required under the Dangerous Goods Safety (Major Hazard Facilities) Regulations 2007