Mining safety and health

Read about the health and safety requirements for Queensland's mining industry.


Safety notices

Access the full list of alerts, bulletins and notices.

Accidents, incidents and reports

Access information on mining accidents and incidents in Queensland. Find out how to report an incident.

Legislation, standards and guidelines

Read about legislation, recognised standards, guidelines that apply to health and safety of mining and quarrying activities in Queensland.

Mining medicals

Information on Queensland's Coal Mine Workers' Health Scheme, mine dust lung disease reform and mines rescue medical.

Mining competencies and certificates

Find out how to obtain the required competencies and certificates for statutory positions in Queensland mines.

Reporting requirements for mineral mines and quarries

Find out how to lodge safety and health notices and reports for your mineral mine or quarry operations.

Reporting requirements for coal mines

Find out how to lodge safety and health notices and reports for your coal or mineral operations.

Mining hazards

Find out about hazards in Queensland mines, including sources, health effects, legislative requirements and control measures.

Mines and explosives safety and health fee and census

The fee funds the safety and health services provided by the Queensland Government to the mining, quarrying and explosives industries.

Confidential complaints

Find out how to make a confidential complaint about mine safety and health in Queensland.

Contact the Mines Inspectorate

Access related contact information for the Mines Inspectorate - including details by region.

Abandoned mines

Information on abandoned mine management in Queensland and remediation projects.