On 31 March 2022, the Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws replaced the health and safety elements of the Mines Safety and Inspection laws. For information visit www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/whs
All health and safety notifications, forms and guidance for mining and petroleum has moved to the WorkSafe website
When is a noise control plan prepared?
A noise control plan must be prepared and implemented within 6 months of completion of a noise report relating to a mining workplace. It is a written document listing the noise control treatments that have been decided upon, with a timetable for their implementation.
Find out when a noise report is prepared at Notifying a noise report.
Who is responsible for the submission?
The noise officer is responsible for developing, reviewing and maintaining the noise control plan.
Lodging a noise control plan
A noise control plan can be submitted to either:
- the Hygiene Manager, who will forward the plan to the responsible inspector; or
- the responsible inspector (if known).
Email the plan to SRSHealthandHygieneManager@dmirs.wa.gov.au
The plan can also be mailed to:
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Mineral House 100 Plain Street
East Perth WA 6004
Or lodged in person at the Department, 1 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA.
Health and hygiene sampling including atmospheric, noise and biological monitoring.
Phone: (08) 9358 8001 (selection option 2 - you can make your selection at anytime)