Dust Explosion Management Plan Auditor Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to audit a dust explosion management plan for a coal mine.

Each coal mine is required to have a dust explosion management plan for controlling hazards arising from dust explosions. The plan must be audited at least once a year by a person who holds this licence. The auditor must provide a report to the coal mine on whether or not the system contained in the plan is being followed at the mine, and whether the system is achieving its aims.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old;
  • Be a suitable person to hold a licence;
  • Have appropriate qualifications relating to the auditing of dust explosion management plans;
  • Ensure your employees have had training in safe working methods.

At a minimum, the appropriate qualification is the RABQSA-OH (accredited) Occupational Health and Safety Management System Auditing course certificate or equivalent.

If you are applying for an application on behalf of a company you must ensure that at least one of your company's management personnel has appropriate qualifications relating to the auditing of dust explosion management plans.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment
Division of Resources and Energy
Mine Safety

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Planning and Environment
Division of Resources and Energy
Mine Safety


Operating address:
516 King Street
Maitland, New South Wales 2320
Mailing address:
PO Box 344
Hunter Region Mail Centre
NSW 2310

Phone:

02 4931 6625

Fax:

02 4931 6790
minesafety.competence@industry.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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