We are operating at reduced capacity due to COVID-19 Alert Level Three restrictions. Please only call our 0800 number if someone is at serious risk of harm or has been seriously injured, become seriously ill, or died as a result of work.
For other notifications please complete our online forms at Notify WorkSafe.
Drilling contractors of non-production installations and permit operators of production installations or who manage or control well operations must notify us at certain times.
Under the Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2016, drilling contractors of a non-production installation, permit operators of a production installation, or permit operators who manage or control well operations, must notify WorkSafe about certain Petroleum Well Operations.
Our Petroleum notifications: Quick guide explains when notifications are required, and how you can notify us.