Incidents, alerts & investigations
Incident related publications issued by the department including incident e-alerts, safety alerts, safety bulletins, incident information releases, weekly incident summaries and investigation reports. You can also search our database of safety alerts & bulletins.
Factsheets and guides relating to WHS legislation and WHS (Mines and Petroleum Sites) legislation.
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Forms related to WHS legislation and WHS (Mines and Petroleum Sites) legislation.
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Codes of practice
An index of safety and health related codes of practice. Also includes information on what codes of practice are, how they relate to the law and how they are developed.Go to Codes of practice
Guidance notes and technical references
Information to help industry understand legislation and compliance
Mining design guidelines
An index of mining design publications produced by the NSW Government
Statistical publications and reports
Key mine safety audit reports, International Mining Fatality Review database, fire protection and underground fires documents.
Workbooks and safety kits
Includes resources on risk management and tools to establish solid workplace safety regimes
Safety tools and audit checklists for the mining industry
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Electrical engineering sheets
Information sheets developed by our Division's Inspectors of Electrical Engineering
Mechanical engineering updates
Updates from the Division concerning technical information on mechanical engineering matters
Mine Safety News
Mine Safety News contains information to promote the enhancement of the safety culture of NSW mining and to alert a wide range of people to potential risks and to potential risk controls
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Publications to help industry understand and manage the risk of musculoskeletal disorders
A resource manual to help improve the performance of the WHS management system in mines
Resources to help manage health issues in NSW mines
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General information and resources to help you develop and evaluate a fatigue management plan
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Associated non-technical skills
Factsheets on OHS culture, capacity building, situation awareness, decision making, leadership, communication and teamwork
Safety performance measures
Annual performance reports produced by the Mine Safety.