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WHS Requirements

WHS requirements for mining are regulated through:

More information about Victoria’s WHS regulatory framework for mining is available at WorkSafe Victoria.

WorkSafe Victoria

WorkSafe Victoria's responsibilities include:

  • help avoid workplace injuries occurring
  • enforce Victoria's occupational health and safety laws
  • provide reasonably priced workplace injury insurance for employers
  • help injured workers back into the workforce
  • manage the workers' compensation scheme by ensuring the prompt delivery of appropriate services and adopting prudent financial practices.

Contact details
Website: www.worksafe.vic.gov.au
Email: info@worksafe.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1800 136 089 or (03) 9641 1444

Electricity Regulators

Clean Energy Regulator

Regulator for clean energy and renewable energy (electricity).

Contact details
Website: www.cleanenergyregulator.gov.au
Email: enquiries@cleanenergyregulator.gov.au
Phone: 1300 553 542

Energy Safe Victoria

In Victoria, regulations covering electrical equipment safety and efficiency are administered by Energy Safe Victoria (ESV). The key functions of ESV include:

  • overseeing the design, construction and maintenance of electricity, gas and pipeline networks
  • licensing and registering electricians, and
  • issuing and auditing Certificates of Electrical Safety.

Contact details
Website: www.esv.vic.gov.au
Email: info@energysafe.vic.gov.au (general) or licensing@energysafe.vic.gov.au (licensing)
Phone: 1800 800 158 (general) or 1800 815 721 (licensing )