Changes to work health and safety reporting requirements
Clause 130 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014 requires mine operators to provide a work health and safety report to the Resources Regulator each year.
From June 2020, mine operators of the following classes of mines will be exempt from having to give an annual work health and safety report to the Resources Regulator:
Operators of petroleum sites, underground small gemstone mines, opal mines and tourist mines are already not required to give a work health and safety report to the Resources Regulator.
- non-coal mines with total worker hours of less than 10,000 hours per year
- mines and exploration sites where the only activity is exploration.
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