For updated information relating to certificates of competency see Statutory positions
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
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
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Who can be appointed as a noise officer?
To be appointed as a noise officer at a mine, the person must be an approved noise officer. For more information see Applying for approval as a noise officer.
Refer to r. 7.10(2) of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995.
Who is responsible for the appointment?
The principal employer, manager or other person authorised for the purpose of appointing persons under section 44 of the MSIA 1994.
Notification of this appointment to the Department is not required.
A copy of the signed letter of the section 44 must be kept in the mine record book
Below is the list of documents that you may find useful.
For enquiries please contact an inspector of mines
Phone: 1300 307 877