Any person can request the regulator to commence a prosecution for a workplace that is a mine or petroleum site if:

  • the person reasonably believes a category 1 or 2 offence under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 has occurred, and
  • the department has not commenced a prosecution between 6 and 12 months of the event occurring.

For further information including what defines a category 1 or 2 offence, how to make the request, what information you need to provide and confidentiality issues, please refer to our fact sheet below:

After reading the fact sheet, if you would like to request the regulator to commence a prosecution, please complete the request form below:

Note: The regulator is the Secretary of the NSW Department of Planning and Environment under section 231 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.