Waratah

Update: COVID-19 situation

Published: 23rd March 2020

The following provides an update on the COVID-19 situation as it relates to the NSW mining and petroleum industry.

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Rescheduled - Public Consultation: Review of WHS (Mines & Petroleum Sites) Laws

Published: 19th March 2020

With the exception of the Broken Hill event scheduled for today, 19 March, all remaining face-to-face WHS laws review public consultation sessions are cancelled and are being replaced with video conferencing sessions.

WHS undertaking rejected

Published: 25th February 2020

A WHS enforceable undertaking submitted by Clarence Coal Pty Ltd has been rejected by the Regulator.

NSW unveils strategy to stamp out silicosis

Published: 21st February 2020

Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson today announced a new plan to reduce cases of the deadly lung disease silicosis, caused by ingesting harmful dust.

Incident at Ravensworth Operations

Published: 31st January 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of an incident that occurred on 31st January 2020 at Ravensworth Operations near Singleton in NSW.

Class exemption for new respirable crystalline silica exposure standard

Published: 20th December 2019

A class exemption has been made that exempts mines and petroleum sites from having to comply with the new respirable crystalline silica exposure standard of 0.05mg/m3 in the revised Workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants (WESFAC).

Class exemption for new respirable crystalline silica exposure standard

Published: 20th December 2019

A class exemption has been made that exempts mines and petroleum sites from having to comply with the new respirable crystalline silica exposure standard of 0.05mg/m3 in the revised Workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants (WESFAC).

Amendments to Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014

Published: 20th December 2019

The Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Amendment Regulation 2019 was made on 18 December 2020 under the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013.

Amendments to Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014

Published: 20th December 2019

The Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Amendment Regulation 2019 was made on 18 December 2020 under the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013.

Incident at Woodlawn Mine

Published: 11th December 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of an incident that occurred on 10 December 2019 at Woodlawn Mine near Tarago in NSW.