Submitting a noise control plan

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.

Management of noise in Western Australian mining operations - guideline - 1859 Kb

Management of noise in Western Australian mining operations - guideline: This guideline describes how noise exposure is measured, and the requirements for a written noise report and noise control plan.

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

The plan can also be mailed to:

Hygiene Manager
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.


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