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.demirs.wa.gov.au/whs
All health and safety notifications, forms and guidance for mining and petroleum has moved to the WorkSafe website
Some occupations require certain fitness levels due to the nature of their work. For example, mine rescue work can be arduous and undertaken in hot psychologically stressful situations. Locomotive drivers and winding engine drivers also have certain fitness requirements.
Find out more about the medical requirements when Applying for a Winding engine driver’s Certificate of Competency