Quarterly safety report released for July to September 2021
The Quarterly Safety Report for July to September 2021 (PDF, 5.45 MB) has been released to assist industry to improve safety management systems and undertake 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 to the Regulator.
In this quarter, total incident notifications received by principal hazard were up from 166 to 211. This figure has risen above the quarterly average (192) for the previous four quarters.
The NSW Resources Regulator has published a video to increase awareness within the opal mining community of the risks of working at height
On 17 December 2021 the District Court of New South Wales convicted and fined Hamiltons Blasting Services Pty Ltd (HBS) $300,000 for an
Tickets are now available for our annual health and safety roadshow for small mines and quarries, held across NSW during February, March and