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
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).
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.
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...
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...
08 September 2022
A new project examining fatigue management in the Queensland mining industry and its relationship with mental health and safety outcomes has been initiated by the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health.
02 September 2022
Queensland’s top two mines rescue teams will be travelling to the United States in the coming days to compete against the world’s best at the International Mines Rescue Competition in West Virginia...
Progress has been made, but mineral mining industry still has work to do on respirable crystalline silica
19 July 2022
The mineral mining and quarrying industry has successfully developed, implemented and shared innovative strategies and knowledge related to the practical application of controls for respirable crystalline silica, but still has some work...
Reporting for safety means safety for all. New education campaign launched by Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health
24 June 2022
A new education campaign which aims to support the resources industry to foster a positive reporting culture was launched today by the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health.