REMINDER! SSE Competencies and Interim Notice Requirements

A message from the Deputy Chief of the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

After 30 June 2020 New SSE Competency Requirements & "Interim Site Senior Executive Notices" are no longer valid

From 1 July 2020 the following requirements for SSEs apply:

SSE Competencies

  • An Operator of a Surface Operation with 10 or less workers must not appoint a person to be SSE unless the person has the competencies recognised by the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee
  • A SSE of a Surface Operation with 10 or less workers must have competencies recognised by the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee

SSE Notice

  • An Operator of a Surface Operation with greater than 10 workers must not appoint a person to be a SSE unless the person holds a "Site Senior Executive Notice" as issued by the Board of Examiners
  • A SSE of a Surface Operation with greater than 10 workers must have a SSE Notice

***Please allow between 3-4 weeks for processing when lodging your application with the Board of Examiners***

References

  • Section 49(4) of the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999
  • Section 67(3)(a) of the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999