Feb 13th 2023
Queensland mine safety regulator issues directives to mine operators
Queensland’s mine safety regulator recently directed mine operators to take compliance action after a spate of serious incidents involving heavy mobile equipment.
The Queensland Resources Safety and Health (RSHQ) said mine operators must implement safety measures to keep workers safe.
The directives were issued following three recent incidents in central Queensland coal mining sites.
Resources Minister Scott Stewart welcomed the decision by the regulator to issue compliance directives to mine operators.
“The health and safety of all workers is paramount for a Palaszczuk Labor Government,” Mr Stewart said.
“Regardless of the industry every worker deserves to come home safely from their job.”
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