For updated information relating to the information on this page go to Installing high voltage equipment.
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
High voltage (HV) installation notifications must be submitted online using the Approvals sub-system in the Safety Regulation System (SRS)
Notifications must use the approved pro forma
Who is responsible for the notification?
The registered manager is required to notify an inspector of mines (electrical), prior to installation, of the complete details of any proposed high voltage installation on Western Australian mine sites.
Notification is also required for any significant change to high voltage installations.
Refer to r. 5.18(2)(a) of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995
Australian Standards are available from Standards Australia.
All items must be addressed in sufficient detail for the notification to be properly assessed.
Additional information may be requested after the notification is lodged.
Lodging the notification
High voltage installation notifications and all supporting documents must be submitted online using the Approvals sub-system in the Safety Regulation System (SRS).
The registered manager is required to notify an inspector of mines (electrical) via SRS.
An SRS Company Administrator (CA) or a Company Representative (CR) can enter information into SRS. The CA can assign the role of CR to any person(s) you nominate to liaise with the Department regarding the submission.
Who can I contact?
For SRS queries:
Phone: 1300 307 877
Contact an inspector of mines:
Phone: 1300 307 877