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Mining specific guidance on electricity, ventilation, fire and explosion and hazard management in mines.Read more
Certificates of Competence and Continuing Professional Development
The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners advises WorkSafe's Board on the health and safety competency requirements for workers in the extractives industry – a key recommendation of the Royal Commission on the Pike River Tragedy.Read more
Industry guidance and position statements
Industry guidance, including approved codes of practice and WorkSafe position statementsRead more
Mining, quarrying and tunnelling notifications
Forms to notify WorkSafe about high risk activities, mining and tunnelling operations, and quarry and alluvial mine operationsRead more
Learn more about which mining operations are covered by health and safety regulationsRead more
Read our extractives industry publications, including our latest quarterly report.Read more