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

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

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

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There has been a steady increase in fires associated with portable tools that use lithium-ion and lithium polymer batteries. The batteries

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We are holding our annual health and safety roadshow for small mines and quarries across NSW during February and March 2023. This event

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2022 was an event-full year for the mechanical engineering team with 9 forums and seminars. The final mechanical engineering forums for 2022



We have published our Compliance priorities January - June 2023 which sets out our key compliance priorities and proactive assessment

RR Compliance Priorities report


A significant rise in dangerous incidents involving lifting equipment prompted the Regulator to review recent events in the NSW mining

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The Regulator has launched an investigation after an underground coal mine reported 3 outbursts while using remote mining operations to

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The Regulator recommends mine operators review their auxiliary fan operational risk assessments and controls after workers at 2 underground

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As we approach the festive period, workers are reminded to remain focused on keeping safe and to prevent a workplace incident from taking

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Mine operators should review their emergency preparedness and risk controls leading into summer and the Christmas break. The Bureau of

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