Fact sheets and guides relating to WHS legislation and WHS (Mines and Petroleum Sites) legislation.
See below for guidance relating to all workplaces in NSW, including mining workplaces, under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017.
- Request to commence a prosecution fact sheet (PDF, 157.79 KB)
- Authorisation to use, handle or store prohibited or restricted carcinogens (DOCX, 94.5 KB)
- Lead notifications at a mine or petroleum site (PDF, 455.61 KB)
- Guide to an application for internal review (PDF, 470.37 KB)
WHS (Mines and petroleum sites) legislation
See below for guidance relating to the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 and Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2022.
- Information sheet - Suspending or cancelling a practising certificate (PDF, 129.09 KB)
- Guide: Licence testing requirements materials to be polymerised underground (PDF, 423.56 KB)
- Fact sheet - Use of oxygen candles in refuge chambers at underground mines (PDF, 201.77 KB)
- Exercising work health and safety regulator functions outside mining or petroleum sites (PDF, 109.53 KB)
- Guide - Understanding the term 'mining operations' (PDF, 267.74 KB)
- Quarterly work health and safety report guide NEW (PDF, 155.72 KB)
- Guide - Preparing a principal hazard management plan (PDF, 870.56 KB)
- Fact sheet - C (PDF, 93.9 KB)oal mine safety and health representatives
- Fact sheet - Mine or petroleum site record (PDF, 118.38 KB)
- Statutory functions - guide (PDF, 266.36 KB)
- Appointment and notification of mine operator guide (PDF, 119.27 KB)
- Guide: Managing risks in mine and petroleum operations (PDF, 182.93 KB)
- Guide: Notification of incident and injury Jan 2020 (PDF, 217.66 KB)
- Underground mines - identification of returns and hazardous zones guide (PDF, 4.58 MB)
- Quick guide for petroleum site holders and petroleum site operators (PDF, 82.44 KB)]
- Appointment and notification of a petroleum site operator (PDF, 140.64 KB)
- Notifying the regulator of reportable events factsheet (PDF, 135.42 KB)
- Contractors and other businesses at mines and petroleum sites guide (PDF, 166.12 KB)
- Consulting workers factsheet (PDF, 114.21 KB)
- Managing risks of subsidence guide NEW (PDF, 396.89 KB)
- Guide - Notifying the Regulator of a high risk activity UPDATED (PDF, 457.72 KB)
- Fact sheet - Winding systems for small gemstone mines NEW (PDF, 567.04 KB)
- Fact sheet - Contractors NEW (PDF, 153.56 KB)
- Fact sheet - Consulting workers NEW (PDF, 114.21 KB)
- Position paper - winding systems for small gemstone mines (PDF, 102.53 KB)
Forms related to all of the above guidance material can be found on our legislation forms page.
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