NSW Mine Safety incident e-alerts are issued shortly after a serious incident in the NSW mining industry. They include basic information on the circumstances surrounding the incident.

An e-alert will be followed by either a safety alert or investigation information release when an investigation has been conducted and recommendations are available from the department.

8 September 2015 Fatal incident: Ridgeway underground mine - Central West NSW

8 November 2016 Fatal incident: Lightning Ridge underground opal mine - North West NSW