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New licence for overhauling and repairing ExDES

Published: 18th September 2015

Are you an organisation on the recognised service facility scheme for overhauling and repairing activities on ExDES? Read on...

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New weekly incident summary

Published: 16th September 2015

NSW Mine Safety will now be publishing a reportable incidents summary every week.


Lightning Ridge Operations

Published: 10th September 2015

Learn more about compliance and enforcement operations in Lightning Ridge, undertaken by a coordinated task force made up of representatives across the Division of Resources and Energy.

Rob Regan

25th Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar

Published: 10th September 2015

The changes and improvements to safety in the NSW mining industry were the focus of the Department of Industry's annual Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar, yesterday.

Underground sump at CSA Mine on June 12, 2014 – water level at the time of the incident can be seen on side wall - Photograph by Investigation Unit

Investigation report: Mine worker drowns in underground sump

Published: 18th June 2015

NSW Trade & Investment Mine Safety has published an investigation report into the death of an underground mine worker in June 2014.

New Mine Safety bulletins issued

Published: 27th May 2015

Two new safety bulletins highlight the dangers of elevated work platforms and dump truck trays on mine sites.


Safety Alert: Electrical workers sustain fatal injuries following switch failure

Published: 19th May 2015

The death of two electrical workers in Western Australia has prompted NSW Mine Safety to issue a safety alert about electrical equipment used here.

A mine worker doing a manual task

Musculoskeletal disorders education program

Published: 18th May 2015

The Mine Safety Industry Assistance Unit is running a musculoskeletal disorders education program on the South Coast starting in August 2015.

Participants in the 2015 Mine Rescue Challenge in Cobar.

Outstanding participants at Mine Rescue Challenge

Published: 8th May 2015

Congratulations to three outstanding participants in the weekend's Mine Rescue Challenge in Cobar.