Regulatory agencies in Queensland
Contacts and related links for regulatory agencies (for fuel gases Class 2.1, gas as fuel, explosives and radioactive materials) in Queensland.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, Office of Industrial Relations
Administers the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011.
Regulates safety of major hazard facilities.
Regulates the use, storage and handling of hazardous chemicals at workplaces. Hazardous chemicals are classified under the GHS and incorporates dangerous goods under the ADG code: Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9, goods too dangerous to be transported and combustible liquids with some exceptions including combustible liquids having a flash point exceeding 93°C and environmentally hazardous substances of class 9.
Regulate storage and handling of fuel gases (class 2.1), installations of fuel gas appliances, pipe-work, use of gas as fuel, and licensing of gas fitters.
Regulation of materials that have explosive properties. Usually class 1 but can be other classes.
|Mines Inspectorate, Department of Natural Resources and Mines||Regulates health and safety requirements for Queensland’s mining industry|
Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999 (PDF, 858KB)
Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 (PDF, 993KB)
Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2001 (PDF, 1.2M)
The licensing of possession, supply and transport of radioactive materials (class 7).
- Last updated
- 12 September 2017