Submitting a noise control plan

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

When is a noise control plan prepared?

A noise control plan must be prepared and implemented within 6 months of completion of a noise report relating to a mining workplace. It is a written document listing the noise control treatments that have been decided upon, with a timetable for their implementation. 

Find out when a noise report is prepared at Notifying a noise report.

Management of noise in Western Australian mining operations - guideline - 1859 Kb

Management of noise in Western Australian mining operations - guideline: This guideline describes how noise exposure is measured, and the requirements for a written noise report and noise control plan.

Who is responsible for the submission?

The noise officer is responsible for developing, reviewing and maintaining the noise control plan.

Lodging a noise control plan

A noise control plan can be submitted to either:

  • the Hygiene Manager, who will forward the plan to the responsible inspector; or
  • the responsible inspector (if known).

Email the plan to

The plan can also be mailed to:

Hygiene Manager
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Mineral House 100 Plain Street
East Perth WA 6004

Or lodged in person at the Department, 1 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA.


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