Roof bolting is tough work and is identified by the workers who undertake the job as their most hazardous manual task.

With a focus on human and organisational factors and safe design, the department has identified roof bolting as a priority project and are in the process of establishing an action plan for industry.

In the meantime a number of workshops have been held and an industry round table will be held shortly to provide end user feedback and future technology trends for roof bolting in the NSW mining sector.

The following resources are available for industry: