WHS Regulators

WHS requirements for mining are regulated through Chapter 5 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007. More information about Victoria’s WHS regulatory framework for mining is available at 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
1800 136 089 or (03) 9641 1444

Electricity Regulators

Clean Energy Regulator

Regulator for clean energy and renewable energy (electricity).

Contact details
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 (general) or (licensing)
1800 800 158 (general) or 1800 815 721 (licensing)