On 31 March 2022, the Work Health and Safety laws replaced the work health and safety elements of Petroleum Safety legislation.
Transitional arrangements may be in place for the compliance requirements on this page.
All health and safety notifications, forms and guidance for mining and petroleum has moved to the WorkSafe website
For updated information relating to the information on this page go to Notify us of a serious injury/illness or dangerous incident
The information below has been left for historical compliance reference purposes
What is an accident or dangerous occurrence?
Below is the list of documents and links that you may find useful.
Refer to Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982
Who is responsible for reporting?
The occurrence report form is used to report accidents and dangerous occurrences at or near facilities in offshore coastal waters (up to 3 nautical mile limit).
A representative of the operator of the petroleum operation or geothermal energy operation is responsible for submission of the report.
Lodging an occurrence report
For electronic submission of the form (and any attachments where applicable) either:
- use the ‘Submit by email’ button on the form
- email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is a list of documents and links that you may find useful.
For any enquiries please contact a member of the Critical Risks Team