WorkSafe is consulting on a proposed safe work instrument, the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations - Prescribed Competency Requirements for Certificates of Competence) Safe Work Instrument 2023, which outlines requirements for certificates of competence in the extractives industry.
We would like feedback to help determine whether the proposed safe work instrument sets appropriate requirements for these certificates of competence.
Deadline for submissions
The deadline for submissions is 5pm on Friday 5 May. Submissions can be made using the form below or directly to our email address: email@example.com
About the proposed safe work instrument
The proposed safe work instrument will replace the gazette notices which have previously set the WorkSafe prescribed competency requirements for the extractives industry. These requirements are used by the Mining Board of Examiners for issuing certificates of competence.
The proposed safe work instrument ‘lifts and shifts’ the existing requirements from the gazette notices to the safe work instrument and incorporates new requirements under the amended regulations.
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