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Vehicle incidents - heading in the wrong direction

Near miss incidents involving vehicles have the potential to seriously injure or kill, due to the sheer size of the equipment typically involved.

We focus heavily on ensuring mine operators provide a safe work environment and will always do so. Mine workers are being reminded of the risk and their obligation to look after their safety, as well as the safety of their workmates.

Awareness campaign resources, specifically targeting mine workers at open cut coal mining operations and selected metalliferous operations in NSW, address the risk of collisions involving heavy mining equipment.

Campaign resources

Recent Articles


The NSW Resources Regulator has released its compliance priorities for January to June 2023. Implementation of the Work Health and Safety

White front page of a report titled 'Compliance Priorities' on a blue background.


Our recently-released mine safety performance report provides an overview of the NSW mining industry’s health and safety results for 2021–22

Double-page spread of a report featuring graphs and graphics.


The Regulator launched an investigation after a loader working underground fell about 15 metres through a void, landing on the level below

The back view of a loader in an underground stope. The right side has sunken into the floor.