SIR No. 283: Manned loader falls into open stope – fatal accident
SIR No. 282: Fall of ground in a development heading resulting in serious injury
MSB No. 180: Welding quality and qualifications of welders 10 June 2020
MSB No. 179: Adequacy of windrows (bunds) for vehicle impact 20 August 2020
MSB No. 178: Working on open pit walls using rope access systems 10 August 2020
MSB No. 177: Installation and maintenance of temporary generators 10 August 2020
MSB No. 176: Inspection and maintenance of accessway and platform gratings 10 August 2020
SIR No. 281: Underground mine workers tipped out of work basket used with integrated tool carrier
MSB No. 175: Integrity of equaliser cables on vehicle hoists
MSB No. 174: High pressure water cleaning creates mists and aerosols causing Legionnaires' disease
Date: 17 April | Safety considerations when manufacturing alcohol-based hand sanitisers
Date: 14 April 2020 | Safety considerations for alcohol-based hand sanitisers
MSB No. 173: Inspection and maintenance of handrails
MSB: No. 171: Pit wall failure management 28 February 2020
MSB No. 172 High pressure compressor systems on drill rigs - fire and explosion hazard
Safety and health snapshot – maintenance - 2075 Kb
Covers injuries and notifiable incidents related to maintenance July 2018 to June 2019
This document provides a snapshot of activity indicators for Mines Safety – October to December 2019.
This document provides a snapshot of activity indicators for Mines Safety –July to September 2019
This poster contains accident and injury statistics regarding the safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2018-19
Provides a snapshot of injury and incident data provided to the Department for the minerals sector between 1 July - 30 September 2019
Covers injuries and notifiable incidents related to amputations, fractures and crushing between May 2018 and April 2019.
Covers injuries and notifiable incidents related to fall from heights between June 2018 and May 2019.
Provides a snapshot of injury and incident data provided to the Department for the minerals sector between 1 April- 30 June 2019.
Provides a snapshot of injury and incident data provided to the Department for the minerals sector between 1 January - 31 March 2019.
MSB No. 167: Adequate assessment of fitness for work (11 October 2019)
MSB No.166: Buried electrical cables and ground excavation permit procedures
MSB No. 168 - Safe drinking water management at mine sites (26 November 2019)
MSB No. 170: Braking performance of relocation systems for heavy mining (30 January 2020)
MSB No. 169: Managing noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in the Western Australian mining industry (21 January 2020)
SIR No. 278 Trailer tarpaulin cover mechanism fracture – fatal accident
This guideline provides more detail about the control measures that can be taken to eliminate or mitigate hazards associated with unplanned ground movement.
This code of practice is designed to outline the regulatory expectations for minimising workforce exposure to hazardous ground movements.
Practical guidance on how to comply with the regulations.
This information sheet provides information on the safety, security and regulatory requirements of security sensitive ammonium nitrate (SSAN) waste.
This document provides a snapshot of activity indicators for Mines Safety - January to March 2019.
Provides a snapshot of injury and incident data provided to the Department for the minerals sector between 1 October - 31 December 2018.
MSB No. 165: Safe access to high voltage powerline corridors (10 June 2019)
SIR No. 276: Fall from height after failure of retractable type lanyard (28 May 2019)
SIR No. 275: Electrician received 1000V electric shock and burns (17 May 2019)
This report contains accident and injury statistics regarding the safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2017-2018.
MSB No. 164: Wheels detaching from graders (17 April 2019)
Mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers in the resources and construction sectors – code of practice
Industry input sought
The department has a range of stakeholder engagement strategies, including:
- seeking industry comment on proposals or draft documents
- inviting participation in forums or working groups
- asking for feedback using surveys
More information is available on the department's consultation page.
Stay in touch
Follow us on LinkedIn to receive the latest resources safety news alerts and job opportunities at the department.
Follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on a variety of the latest department news and information - from major project milestones and upcoming events, to updates regarding industry policies and guidelines.
Subscribe to the Resources Safety news alert.