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Mining, quarrying and tunnelling operations

The The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 requires PCBU's to notify WorkSafe of certain illnesses, injuries, incidents and the death of a worker.

Mine operators and quarry operators have additional notification requirements under the The Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016.

If you want to notify us of:

 

Mine operators also have additional reporting requirements to notify WorkSafe of a notifiable injury or illness.:

 

Completed written notice can be returned by:

Post
The Registrar
WorkSafe New Zealand
PO Box 105146
Auckland 1143

 

Mine and tunnel plans

If you are a mining or tunnelling operation, the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016 require that you send WorkSafe a copy of a mine plan at least every year. If you have ceased mining or finished constructing the tunnel, then you need to send WorkSafe a plan of the completed work. Plans should contain certain information and be drawn on a certain scale. For further guidance on submitting plans to WorkSafe, see the guide Completing and Submitting Plans for Mines and Tunnels.

Last updated 7 February 2017