Appointment of a classified plant inspector

On 31 March 2022, the Work Health and Safety laws replaced the health and safety elements of the Mines Safety and Inspection laws. For information visit www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/whs

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

The information below has been left for historical compliance reference purposes

 

 

Appointment of Classified Plant Inspector - template - 31 Kb

This application form is for exemption under MSI regulations pro forma.

The pro-forma includes hidden text and you will need to activate the ‘show hidden text’ option in your word processing program.

Who can be appointed as a classified plant inspector?

A registered manager may appoint one or more competent persons to inspect both permanent and itinerant registered classified plant for all or a specific part of the mine.

 

Refer to s. 44 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994.

 

Refer to rr. 6.40(1) and 6.40(2) and Schedule 3 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995.

General exemption: Approval for a fit person to inspect classified plant [r.6.40(1) and r.6.40(3)] - 88 Kb

This is a general exemption: Approval for a fit person to inspect classified plant

Notification of this appointment to the Department is not required.

A copy of the signed letter of the s. 44 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 must be kept in the mine record book and classified plant record book.

Related information

Below is a related document that you may find useful.

Frequently asked questions on appointments on Western Australian mines - information sheet - 350 Kb

This information sheet outlines the frequently asked questions on appointments on Western Australian mines.

Contact

For SRS related enquiries, please contact the SRS Manager
Phone: 1300 307 877
Email: SRSManager@dmirs.wa.gov.au

To contact an inspector of mines
Phone: 1300 307 877
Email: Safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au