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Appointed persons (Section 44)

Appointed Persons play an essential role at mine sites, by helping the principal employer, manager or authorised person for whom they work to fulfil their compliance obligations under the Western Australia Mines Safety and Inspection (MSI) Act 1994 and the WA Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995.

This course looks at Appointed Persons’ responsibilities, duties and obligations. Participants will have the opportunity to examine the specific Parts of the MSI Act and Regulations that are relevant to an Appointed Persons’ role.

Topics covered during the course:

  • Legislative requirements
  • Compliance
  • Workplace inspections
  • Reporting
  • Training, supervision and delegation
  • Emergency procedures
  • Plant and substances
  • Risk Management
  • Mine inspectors
  • Safety and Health Representatives