WA DMP publishes an overiew of Dangerous Goods incidents since 2012

The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources Safety today published a report describing dangerous goods and explosives incidents that occurred in 2012, which were reported under the

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 and associated regulations. The report also compares the 2012 incident data with comparable data collected since 1992, and provides an analysis of incident data for that period.

Over the eleven-year period, four incidents arisingĀ from the transport of dangerous goods have resulted in serious injuries and a further four resulted in fatalities.