Resources

Legislation

Safety Acts

Resources Safety Acts

Codes of practice

A code of practice provides practical guidance for people who have work health and safety duties.

Recognised standards, guidelines and guidance notes

Recognised standards and guidelines state ways of achieving an acceptable level of risk for people working in coal mines, mineral mines and quarries.

Guidance notes are issued to assist operators coal mines, mineral mines and quarries of meet their safety and health obligations.

Standards and codes of practice

Petroleum and gas standards and codes provide both mandatory and preferred guidance to petroleum and gas industry participants to ensure the safe production, delivery and storage of these resources.

Forms

  • Requests made to the Work Health and Safety Prosecutor that a prosecution be brought are made pursuant to:

    • section 231 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2001(including in relation to the Safety in Recreational Water Activities Act 2011)
    • section 256B of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999
    • section 235B of the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999
    • section 837C of the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004.
       
  • The Office of the Work Health and Safety Prosecutor meets the reasonable expenses incurred by witnesses as a direct result of being required to give evidence, including providing limited compensation for lost income.

    The amounts which can be reimbursed are limited by Queensland legislation.

Written guidelines

Reports to the Minister

The Work Health and Safety Prosecutor is required to report to the Minister each year on the performance of his functions under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

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