Australian Design Rule ADR 4 - Seatbelts - 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 seat belts which comply with Australian Design Rules.

This rule specifies requirements for seatbelts to restrain vehicle occupants under impact conditions, to facilitate fastening and correct adjustment, to assist the driver to remain in the driver's 'Seat' and thus maintain control of the vehicle in an emergency situation, and to provide protection against ejection in an accident situation.

Service type

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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Comply All Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 4 / 03 - Seatbelts) 2005 (Opens in new window) Important

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

Resources Safety

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