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The public comment period for the Work Health and Safety Regulations for Western Australia Discussion paper ended on 31 August 2016. The Department of Commerce – WorkSafe Division (WorkSafe) is analysing submissions and will prepare a report for consideration by the Minister for Commerce...
Developments in OSH in Western Australia
Servicing requirements of pre-1980 gas appliances A prohibition order was gazetted in July 2013 banning the sale, hire or use of pre-1980 Natural Gas appliances to the coastal supply area as shown on the ERA website . The prohibition order means that it is an offence to offer for sale, hire,...
Gas appliances
Restricted plumbing permits allow eligible gasfitters and electricians to disconnect, remove, install and connect a compression union, a temperature/pressure relief valve or an expansion control valve in the course of removing, removing and reinstalling or replacing a water heater on a strictly...
Initial grant of licence
Regulations require LP Gas cylinders be inspected and tested every ten (10) years. Filling damaged or out-of-test date cylinders is illegal and can be dangerous. LP Gas cylinders out-of-test date must not be filled until tested and re-stamped by an approved gas cylinder test station. The approved...
Gas installations
The Director of Energy Safety can prohibit the sale/hire/use of an appliance or component if considered that such appliance/component is, or is likely to become, unsafe or dangerous in use. This applies also to gas appliances/components that are approved. Appliances that may be unsafe or dangerous...
Gas appliances
At the time the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations were developed a national Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) was developed by Safe Work Australia. An examination of that RIS showed that it did not contain sufficient Western Australian specific content to demonstrate that there were...
Developments in OSH in Western Australia
How to apply for a copy of your lost, stolen or damaged gasfitting permit Applying for a copy of your gasfitting permit is now even easier with our new online reprint service. How does it work? To use the new reprint service you will need to know your permit number (which can be found on the front...
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How to restore your expired gasfitting permit Applying to restore your expired gasfitting permit is now even easier with our new online restoration service. How does it work? To use the new restoration service you will need to know your permit number (which can be found on the front of your permit...
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WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch today (16/12/2015) provided information on the current status of the consultation process and development of the Work Health and safety (WHS) laws. “In August 2014, the State Government announced that it intended to craft the best version of the national...
Developments in OSH in Western Australia
How to update your contact details Changing your contact details with Energy Safety is now even easier with our new online notification service. How does it work? To use the new notification service you will need to know your licence number (which can be found on the front of your licence or permit...
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These guidelines have been developed and issued by the Director of Energy Safety, EnergySafety Division of the Department of Commerce, Western Australia.
EnergySafety
Guide / handbook
04 Jun 2014
This document aims to assist people designated or planning to be designated as an inspector (gas). It provides information on the designation; the powers and limitations of an inspector (gas) under the Energy Coordination Act 1994; and the principles and practices that an inspector (gas) is expected to follow when carrying out their duties.
EnergySafety
Code of practice
22 Jun 2016
This application form is used to notify Energy Safety of a change of name to your gasfitting permit or gasfitting authorisation.
EnergySafety
Form – application
02 May 2014
This application form is used to apply to restore your name to the gasfitting licensing register.
EnergySafety
Form – application
02 May 2014
This application form is used to convert your certificate of compentency to a gasfitting permit. Fact sheet - gasfitting certificate of competency to permit This fact sheet explains what your...
EnergySafety
Form – application
07 Aug 2014
This application form is used to advise Energy Safety of a lost or stolen gasfitting permit or gasfitting authorisation and apply for a replacement card.
EnergySafety
Form – application
02 May 2014
This application form is used to apply for a gasfitting authorisation. Gasfitting Authorisation Guidelines and Requirements Foreword Gasfitting "authorisations" issued in Western Australia by Energy...
EnergySafety
Form – application
05 May 2014
This application form is used to apply for a gasfitting permit for interstate or New Zealand applicants under mutual recognition.
EnergySafety
Form – application
23 Jan 2017
This application form is used to apply for a Class E gasfitting permit. Fact sheet - Class E gasfitting permit This fact sheet explains how to obtain a permit for Class E gasfitting work in Western...
EnergySafety
Form – application
24 Dec 2015
This application form is used to apply for a Class I gasfitting permit. Fact sheet - Class I gasfitting permit This fact sheet explains Class I gasfitting work and how to obtain a permit for Class I...
EnergySafety
Form – application
07 Aug 2014

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