Commissioner for Resources Safety & Health
Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health
The Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health is an impartial, independent and expert advisor to the Minister on matters relating to protecting the safety and health of workers in Queensland’s resources industries.Learn more
17 December 2021
Wishing you a merry Christmas and a happy new year from the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health Kate du Preez.
16 December 2021
More than 200 resources industry leaders gathered at Parliament House recently to develop practical and workable lead indicators for the resources industry.
Learning from the past – the lessons of recent investigations and inquiries in Queensland’s mining industry
08 December 2021
Following recent confronting reviews and inquiries into fatal incidents, it is clear the resources industry needs to reconsider how it approaches safety and health to ensure the wellbeing of workers.
09 November 2021
A new video released by the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health discusses what the application of high reliability organisation (HRO) theory looks like in practice.
06 October 2021
Many organisations in the Queensland resources industry are currently considering the question: How does an organisation become a high reliability organisation (HRO)?
10 August 2021
A new video series which explores current safety and health issues in Queensland’s resources industry was launched today by the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health.
03 August 2021
On 31 July 1972 at 2.47 am, 17 miners were killed in an explosion at the Box Flat coal mine in Swanbank near Ipswich. Another man lost his life 14 months after...
29 April 2021
Organisations aspiring to develop the characteristics of high reliability organisations (HROs) must focus their efforts on cultivating the appropriate environment and behaviours that will enable these characteristics to emerge.