NEW NSW WHS Mining Legislation
Changes effective as of 01/02/2015
Finally, the new work health and safety (WHS) laws for the NSW mining industry – the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Act 2013 (NSW) and Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulation 2014 (NSW) (New Mining Laws) – will commence on 1 February 2015.
What does this mean?
The New Mining Laws will repeal and replace the existing Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002 (NSW) and the Mine Health and Safety Act 2004 (NSW) and the respective regulations. This means that coal mining and other mining