11th December 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of an incident that occurred on 10 December 2019 at Woodlawn Mine near Tarago in NSW.

A worker is reported to have been struck by a hose while performing maintenance on a shotcrete machine.

The worker sustained serious injuries to their leg and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Inspectors from the NSW Resources Regulator were deployed to the site and have begun an investigation into the matter.

Inspectors have issued notices prohibiting shotcreting at the mine until the necessary safe work procedures have been developed.

No further comment will be made while that investigation is ongoing.

Further information will be provided in the NSW Resources Regulator’s Weekly incident summary publication.