Australian Design Rule ADR 4 - Seatbelts - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with these rules if you are the manager of a mine, or the principal employer at a mine. You must ensure that every vehicle used at your mine is fitted with seat belts which comply with the third edition of these Design Rules.

The contents of this Australian Design Rule specify requirements for seatbelts to:

  • restrain vehicle occupants under impact conditions
  • facilitate fastening and correct adjustment
  • assist the driver to remain in their seat in an emergency situation and thus maintain control of the vehicle and
  • protect against ejection in an accident situation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Mine Safety

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8010
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)