• Safety inspection programs
  • Legislation

    Learn about NSW safety and health legislation, public consultation about legislation. Read about legislation updates published in gazettals and how to request commencement of a prosecution, and download survey plan forms.

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  • Publications

    Access a range of publications to assist mine operators and employees manage safety and health on mine and petroleum sites, and comply with legislation.

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  • Incidents, alerts & investigations

    Read current and historical safety alerts and bulletins issued by the department to better understand what you can do to make your mine or petroleum site safe.

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  • Applications for certification, licensing & registration

    Learn about the licensing and certification required to undertake certain roles and activities in mine sites.

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  • Notifications

    Certain incidents or injuries that occur at a NSW mine or petroleum site must be notified to the regulator. Read about how to comply with notification requirements.

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  • Health & safety topics

    A range of tools, resources, fact sheets and guidance material on topics including mechanical and electrical engineering, bullying, bolting rigs and fatigue management.

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  • Events & education programs
    View a list of upcoming Mine Safety events and access education programs that you can run in workplace.

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  • Other functions

    Read about the department's Mine Safety branch, and learn more about the Mine Safety Advisory Committee and Mining and Petroleum Competence Board.

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  • Work health and safety reports
  • Tourist mines

    How to apply to run a tourist mine or educational activities in a mine under WHS legislation, and the supporting documentation required.

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