Consultation begins on mining safety regulations

Issue 50 – June 2013

The Government has further progressed the Pike River implementation plan with the release of a discussion document on a new regulatory regime for the mining sector. The discussion document proposes significant changes to health and safety regulation in New Zealand's mining industry. Submissions close on 1 July 2013.

→ View the discussion document and summary of proposed changes: http://www.dol.govt.nz/consultation/safe-mines/index.asp

Summarised from a media release by Minister Simon Bridges, 23 May 2013.

Published in consumer and occupational safety.