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Compliance

We produce and share reports on our activities in order to:

  • ensure a consistent and responsive regulatory approach
  • provide increased transparency and confidence in our compliance and enforcement activities
  • promote voluntary compliance by industry

Statewide compliance operations

The following reports outline the findings of our statewide compliance operations conducted annually that focus on the NSW mining and petroleum sectors compliance obligations on issues ranging from work, health and safety to mine site rehabilitation.

Compliance priorities reports and related materials

Outcome reports

Compliance priority period

Relevant compliance priority and Outcome report

July - December 2021 Positive communication (metalliferous mines and Tier-1 quarries) (PDF, 143.23 KB)
July - November 2021 Blast exclusion zones in small mines (PDF, 359.96 KB)
June - October 2021 Contractor management (coal) (PDF, 176.68 KB)

January - June 2021

Contractor management (small mines) (PDF, 185.02 KB)

April - August 2021

Hazardous chemicals – surface and underground coal mines (PDF, 209.17 KB)
April - July 2021 Hazardous chemicals - metalliferous mines and Tier-1 quarries (PDF, 196.75 KB)
January - June 2021 Contractor management (metalliferous mines and Tier-1 quarries) (PDF, 175.42 KB)
January - June 2021 Interaction between mobile equipment and workers in development areas of underground coal mines (PDF, 203.18 KB)

July - November 2020

Changes to exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica (Small mines) (PDF, 212.56 KB)

July - October 2020

Changes to exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica (Metalliferous: Surface and underground) (PDF, 211.28 KB)

July - November 2020

Changes to exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica (Coal: Surface and underground) (PDF, 185.97 KB)

January - June 2020

Self-escape systems in underground mines (PDF, 140.2 KB)

January - June 2020

Change management (ensuring change management procedures are in place) (PDF, 192.54 KB)

January - June 2020

COVID-19 inspection program (PDF, 227.65 KB)

July - December 2019

Conveyor belts - lifeline standards and fire risk - underground coal (PDF, 190.36 KB)

July - December 2019

Roadway and intersection design standards - Surface (PDF, 138.26 KB)

July - December 2018

Articulated truck rollovers and falls from mobile plant (PDF, 205.33 KB)

July - December 2018

Drill rigs in metalliferous mines (PDF, 258.02 KB)

July - December 2018

Surface vehicle interactions (PDF, 173.88 KB)

July - December 2018

Ground and strata failures (PDF, 177.28 KB)

July - December 2017

Gas outburst (PDF, 368.06 KB)

July - December 2017

Coal handling and preparation plants (PDF, 4.2 MB)

July - December 2017

Heat stress (PDF, 159.04 KB)

July - December 2017

Lightning Ridge opal mining (PDF, 164.11 KB)

July - December 2017

Health control plan (PDF, 261.93 KB)

July - December 2017

Methods of working and control of bench heights (PDF, 64.76 KB)

July - December 2017

Plant used in the hazardous zone (PDF, 57.88 KB)