Australian Design Rule ADR 3 - Seats and Seat Anchorages - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this rule if you are the principal employer of, or manager at, a mine.

You will need to ensure that every vehicle used at your mine is fitted with seats and seat anchorages which comply with Australian Design Rules.

The rules specify requirements for seats, their attachment assemblies, their installation and any head restraint fitted, to minimise the possibility of occupant injury due to forces acting on the seat as a result of vehicle impact.

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Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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