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Mine safety information session ALL WELCOME – FREE ADMISSION


On the 25 and 26 July, following the 9th National Opal Symposium at Lightning Ridge, the NSW Resources Regulator will be conducting two mine safety information sessions.

In addition to focusing on general safety issues for both underground and surface mines, the sessions will provide information and guidance on reducing risk through improved shaft and hoist operation. The sessions will also provide explanations regarding the function of the Resources Regulator and the Department of Planning and Environment.

The general safety issues covered in the information sessions include:

UndergroundSurface
  • Large unsupported areas
  • Wide drives
  • Secure ladders
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Unsupported shafts
  • Mobile plant
  • General maintenance and guarding
  • Unsecured shafts
  • Fall for heights

Information session dates and times:


 

WEDNESDAY 25 JULY
10am – midday
The Hungry Spirit
574 Wooloroo Road
Lightning Ridge NSW 2834
                              THURSDAY 26 JULY
                                10am – midday
The Club in the Scrub
Grawin Opal Field NSW 2832

 


Further information:


For further details please download the mine safety information session poster using the link below or contact:
Rachael Turner
T 02 6820 5209 / 0447 800 337
rachael.turner@planning.nsw.gov.au