Reporting an occurrence for an onshore petroleum or geothermal energy operation

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On 31 March 2022, the Work Health and Safety laws replaced the work health and safety elements of Petroleum Safety legislation.

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

 

 

What is an occurrence?

Below is the list of documents and links that you may find useful.

Who is responsible for reporting?

The occurrence report form is used to report the occurrences and injuries (both lost time and alternative duties) that occurred on the site during the month.

A representative of the operator of the petroleum operation or geothermal energy operation is responsible for submission of the report.

The report must be submitted within 3 days of the incident.

Lodging an occurrence report

For electronic submission of the form (and any attachments where applicable) either:

  • use the ‘Submit by email’ button on the form

or

Related information

Below is the list of documents and links that you may find useful.

Definitions and Coding used in Petroleum Occurrence Report Forms and Petroleum Status Report Forms - procedures - 162 Kb

Information to assist a representative of the operator of the petroleum operation or geothermal energy operation is responsible for submission of the report.

Petroleum Occurrence Report Forms and Petroleum Monthly Status Report Forms - guide - 147 Kb

Guide to Petroleum Occurrence Report Forms and Petroleum Monthly Status Report Forms.

Contact

For any enquiries please contact a member of the Critical Risks Team

Email: petreps@dmirs.wa.gov.au