Maintenance of competence - webinar and session in Cobar

Published: 24th June 2021

We are providing information for practising certificate holders in the coming weeks regarding maintenance of competence requirements.

Report released into worker seriously injured at Ulan Underground Mine

Published: 23rd June 2021

The Resources Regulator has published an investigation report into an incident resulting in serious injuries to a worker that occurred at Ulan Underground Mine, on 7 December 2019.

Enforceable undertaking delivers best practice video training package

Published: 21st June 2021

Otraco International Pty Ltd (Otraco) has developed and published a best practice video training package as part of the Work Health and Safety (WHS) enforceable undertaking accepted by the Resources Regulator on 16 September 2019 following a serious incident at Mt Arthur mine in 2017.

Mine Safety Performance Report 2019 - 2020

Published: 21st June 2021

The Mine Safety Performance Report for 2019-20 has been released following collation and analysis of industry work health and safety reports, industry incident notifications and our compliance and enforcement data.

Technical Reference Guide: Ventilation control plan

Published: 15th June 2021

We have published a new Technical reference guide (TRG) to provide guidance to underground coal mines and underground metalliferous mines on developing and documenting a ventilation control plan.

Online applications for competence certificates now available

Published: 10th June 2021

You can now apply online for practising certificates and certificates of competence through the Mining Worker's section of the Regulator portal (with the exception of Quarry manager Tier-2).

Reminder: Maintenance of competence sessions still available

Published: 10th June 2021

Registrations are still available for the maintenance of competence sessions. Each session will provide practising certificate holders with an update on maintenance of competence requirements and to be taken through a self-auditing assessment for their logbooks. There will also be opportunities for discussions of individual logbook issues.

Vehicle incidents - heading in the wrong direction

Published: 10th June 2021

Near miss incidents involving vehicles have the potential to seriously injure or kill, due to the sheer size of the equipment typically involved.

30th Annual Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar

MESS2021 - Early bird tickets now available

Published: 10th June 2021

Registration is now open for the 30th annual Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar to be held 11-12 August 2021 at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley.

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Information released about incident at underground mine after worker seriously injured by recoiling pipe

Published: 9th June 2021

The NSW Resources Regulator has released information about a dangerous incident that occurred on 23 April 2021 at Tahmoor Colliery.