WHS Regulators

WHS requirements for mining are regulated through Chapter 10 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA). More information is available at SafeWork South Australia.

SafeWork SA

SafeWork SA is responsible for providing work health and safety, public safety and state-based industrial relations services across South Australia. As a regulator, our inspectors ensure work health and safety and public safety standards are met and appropriate action is taken when breaches of laws are detected. We also help people better understand their work health and safety responsibilities. Our Work Health and Safety Advisors provide businesses, workers, health and safety representatives and industry with free information, support and practical advice tailored to suit the workplace's industry, size, risk and complexity.

In South Australia electrical safety is administered by the Office of the Technical Regulator.

Contact details
1300 365 255


ReturnToWorkSA manages the South Australian Return to Work scheme which provides work injury insurance cover for around 50,000 employers protecting approximately 500 000 workers, including private and crown self-insured employers. ReturnToWorkSA’s work injury insurance protects business owners from the full cost of work injuries, and provides financial support to cover worker wages, reasonable medical treatment and return to work services to people who have been injured so they can recover and return to work as soon as possible.

Contact details
13 18 55

Electricity Regulators

Clean Energy Regulator

Regulator for clean energy and renewable energy (electricity).

Contact details
1300 553 542

Office of the Technical Regulator

The Office of the Technical Regulator is responsible for the electrical, gas and plumbing safety and technical regulation in South Australia.

Contact details 
(08) 8226 5500


SA Government information site for energy and electrical regulation, electrical trade, and electrical installation information.