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

Description

You may be required 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; and
  • Developing and evaluating safe work procedures for such systems.

The 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. The 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 can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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: 100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia, 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8010
Email: MinesSafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)