21st April 2021

The NSW Resources Regulator has reviewed the reporting of serious injuries and illnesses by mine operators and reported the findings to the NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council.

The review found a significant long-term downward trend in the serious injury frequency rate since 2006 and that one-third of all notified injuries - and often double that of any other bodily location – were hand, fingers or wrist injuries.

For more information, view the full report here.