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Quarterly safety report released

The Resources Regulator's quarterly safety report for July to September 2022 has been released to better inform industry when reviewing safety management systems and undertaking risk assessments at their sites.

The report details incidents and trends relating to hazard management, in addition to sector specific information.

As a high-hazard regulator, we focus on compliance with legislative requirements associated with principal and other high-risk hazards. ‘Roads or other vehicle operating areas’, ‘fires or explosion’ and ‘air quality or dusts and other airborne contaminants’ are hazards that feature regularly in incident notifications.

In the period July to September 2022, total incident notifications received by principal hazard were down from 176 to 159. This figure also represents a reduction from the quarterly average (182) recorded for the previous 4 quarters.

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