Reporting occupational hygiene sample exceedance

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

All health and safety notifications, forms and guidance for mining and petroleum has moved to the WorkSafe website

Who can report results?

An authorised ventilation officer or ventilation technician.

When is the notification required?

Any exceedance for a contaminant needs to be notified at the same time as the results of ATMOSPHERIC sampling are reported.

A copy of the exceedance notification must be recorded in the ventilation log book.

Required information

An action plan to prevent a recurrence of the exceedance must be submitted with the notification.

Lodging your notification

The exceedance notification and action plan can be submitted via the Safety Regulation System.