Safe Mobile Autonomous Mining in Western Australia Code of Practice - Western Australia


You may need comply with the code if you are involved with mobile autonomous mining in Western Australia. This code provides guidance on:

  • mobile autonomous and semi-autonomous systems used in surface and underground mines and quarries
  • developing and evaluating safe work procedures for such systems.

This code applies to all mines with the exception of mines that extract coal by underground mining. You should use this code if you have functions and responsibilities for planning, designing, implementing and maintaining mobile autonomous mining systems. This code may also be useful for supervisors, operations personnel, and safety and health representatives who need to understand the hazards associated with mobile autonomous mining systems.

Please be aware that not all requirements outlined in this code are mandatory.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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.

Act(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 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

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: Locked Mail Bag Service 100
East Perth, Western Australia
Phone: 08 9358 8010
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)