Notifying result of election of a safety and health representative

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The information below has been left for historical compliance reference purposes



Who is responsible for the notification?

The person conducting an election for a safety and health representative must notify the State mining engineer of the results of the election. This is done by submitting the notification of election form no later than 7 days after the election date.

Refer to s. 56 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994

The person conducting an election must also notify the person elected as a safety and health representative and the employer.

Lodging the notification

Submission of the notification is via SRS and can only be done by site administrators or users with the Notifications – Position security role. Process is as follows:

  • locate the Notifications subsystem on the SRS Home Page
  • click on Continue
  • on the Summary page click on the Appointments tab
  • under the Appointments tab click on the New button
  • on the lodgment page follow the screen prompts to select the area of notification (Mining or Exploration) and the type of notification (“Election of Safety and Health Representatives”)
  • click on Continue

Safety Regulation System (SRS)

Further information


For enquiries please contact an inspector of mines
Phone: 1300 307 877


SRS Notifications Manager
Phone: 1300 307 877