The Resources Regulator's investigation unit issues investigation information releases (IIRs) on particular incidents such as fatalities or serious bodily injuries. These information releases are designed to draw attention to the occurrence of a serious incident in the mining industry and are issued at the preliminary stages of an investigation. Further information may be published as it becomes available.

No. Title Released Details
IIR17-13 Final investigation report into fatality 11 Oct 2017 PDF 55.5 KB
IIR17-12 Causal investigation - unintended movement of conveyor tail end unit 20 Sep 2017 PDF 197.3 KB
IIR17-11 Causal investigation into catastrophic engine failure - preliminary report 25 Aug 2017 PDF 156.4 KB
IIR17-10 Mt Arthur serious injury fire 23 Aug 2017 PDF 167.2 KB
IIR17-09 Catastrophic engine failure 11 Aug 2017 PDF 299.2 KB
IIR17-08 Flyrock incident at open cut coal mine 31 Jul 2017 PDF 223.9 KB
IIR17-07 Fatality on the surface of an underground coal mine 19 Jun 2017 PDF 891.3 KB
IIR17-06 Excavator cabin detaches and falls 02 Jun 2017 PDF 621.1 KB
IIR17-05 Fatality at Perilya Southern Operations 02 Jun 2017 PDF 306.6 KB
IIR17-04 Fatality in underground metalliferous mine 03 May 2017 PDF 603.6 KB
IIR17-03 Coal workers' mixed dust pneumoconiosis 22 Mar 2017 PDF 300.9 KB
IIR17-02 Rockfall at Northparkes Mines 20 Mar 2017 PDF 573.9 KB
IIR17-01 Light vehicle collides with mine entry gate 14 Feb 2017 PDF 540.7 KB
IIR16-08 Fatality after being struck by truck tailgate 23 Dec 2016 PDF 639.5 KB
IIR16-07 Workplace bullying 21 Dec 2016 PDF 181.3 KB
IIR16-06 Fatality in underground opal mine 15 Nov 2016 PDF 1.1 MB
IIR16-05 Austar coal burst 30 Sep 2016 PDF 1.2 MB
IIR16-04 Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals 21 Jun 2016 PDF 252.1 KB
IIR16-03 Worker seriously injured in fall from dump truck 21 Apr 2016 PDF 832.8 KB
IIR16-02 Collision between front-end loader and light vehicle 14 Apr 2016 PDF 231.7 KB
IIR16-01 Severe head laceration from damaged roof support 23 Mar 2016 PDF 881.8 KB
IIR15-04 Moolarben highwall failure 03 Dec 2015 PDF 493.4 KB
IIR15-03 Haul truck and light vehicle collide 23 Nov 2015 PDF 168.4 KB
IIR15-02 Fatality at Ridgeway Mine 21 Sep 2015 PDF 714.3 KB
IIR15-01 Fatality at house near quarry 03 Feb 2015 PDF 1.3 MB
IIR14-06 Track mounted excavator tip over 06 Nov 2014 PDF 2.5 MB
IIR14-05 Fatality - worker dies in underground sump 23 Jun 2014 PDF 702.1 KB
IIR14-04 Fatality at Boggabri mine 04 Jun 2014 PDF 1.6 MB
IIR14-03 Double fatality in Austar rib failure 09 May 2014 PDF 1.0 MB
IIR14-02 D11 dozer slides into an unmarked test hole on a bench 23 Apr 2014 PDF 1.2 MB
IIR14-01 Dozer crushes light vehicle at Mount Arthur mine 25 Feb 2014 PDF 475.1 KB
IIR13-06 Collision between haul truck and light vehicle 23 Dec 2013 PDF 217.3 KB
IIR13-05 Unplanned ejection of drill pipes from gas well 28 Aug 2013 PDF 1.4 MB
IIR13-04 Serious injury at Tasman Mine 15 May 2013 PDF 810.7 KB
IIR13-03 Surface drilling incident resulting in spinal injuries 12 Apr 2013 PDF 342.0 KB
IIR13-02 Body found at bottom of a blind shaft - Lightning Ridge, NSW 27 Mar 2013 PDF 106.7 KB
IIR13-01 Fatal head injuries - transport in a shaft sinking kibble 20 Mar 2013 PDF 111.7 KB