What records does a mining operation need to generate?

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

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



Under the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and associated regulations, various persons at a mine site need to complete a variety of records and entries.

The information required for mine record books, log books, record books and records is listed below.

Please be aware that the information is not exhaustive and mining operations should ensure they conduct a specific review of the legislation to ensure compliance with the specific legislation.