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
Have your say on safety reporting in the Queensland mining industry
29 May 2023
Queensland’s mine and quarry workers can have their say on the safety reporting culture in the coal mining, mineral mining and quarrying industries as part of an industry-wide survey which launches on...
Vehicle interactions the focus for MSHAC safety forum
26 May 2023
Vehicle interactions at mines and quarries will be the focus of an upcoming forum hosted by the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee (MSHAC) on 12 July 2023 in Brisbane.
Competency requirements for site senior executives at underground mineral mines updated
15 May 2023
The competency requirements for site senior executives (SSEs) at mineral mines (competency 1) were updated recently by the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee.
Dozer safety at coal mines the focus of Rockhampton forum
29 March 2023
Coal mining industry safety leaders and professionals from across Queensland gathered in Rockhampton recently to discuss strategies for the safe operation of dozers and other plant equipment.
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....