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
Annual reports tabled in Queensland Parliament
20 March 2023
The annual reports of the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health and two safety and health advisory committees were tabled recently in the Queensland Parliament by the Minister for Resources Scott Stewart.
Competency requirements for coal mining site senior executives updated
13 March 2023
The competency requirements for site senior executives (SSEs) for coal mines (competency 8) were updated today by the Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee (CMSHAC).
Fatigue Management in the Queensland Mining Industry and its relationship with Mental Health
11 January 2023
Heavy vehicle drivers on surface mines working night shifts are the most at risk of being involved in a fatigue-related incident according to a new report by The University of Queensland’s Sustainable...
Process Safety Management discussion paper published
02 December 2022
Queensland’s mining industry already has many of the elements necessary, including legislation, to meet the Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry’s recommendation to separately address process safety and personal safety....
Competency requirements for mineral mining and quarrying site senior executives updated
21 November 2022
The competency requirements for site senior executives (SSEs) for surface mines and quarries (competency 1b) were updated recently by the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee (MSHAC).
Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee members appointed
11 November 2022
Four new members have been appointed to the Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee bringing more than 100 years of collective coal mining industry experience to the table.
Steve Carson and Cres Bulger are reporting for safety
21 September 2022
A retired district workers’ representative and a regional inspector of mines with more than 80 collective years of experience in the resources industry have reported for safety as part of the Commissioner...
Remembering those who have lost their lives in Queensland’s mining industry
19 September 2022
The Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health Kate du Preez today laid a wreath at the Miners Memorial Day Service in remembrance of the more than 1503 miners who have lost their...