15th November 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced an investigation into the death of a worker at Bulga Open Cut mine in the Hunter Valley.

At around 10 am on Friday 15 November a worker was reportedly found unconscious and unresponsive in the cabin of the rubber tyred dozer he was operating.

NSW ambulance attended the scene but were unable to revive the worker.

Inspectors from the Resources Regulator have been deployed to the site and an investigation has commenced to determine whether or not the death was work-related.

As the investigation is underway, no further information is available at this time.