“The new national OHS laws will achieve better health and safety outcomes for workers by reducing red tape and allowing both employers and employees to focus on continuous improvement and best practice rather than simply compliance.
The NSW Minerals Council believes the new legislation will be a giant step towards the goal of “zero harm” it is constantly working towards.
“Safety is the number one priority of the minerals industry now and will remain our top priority under the new harmonised national laws.
Zero injuries for mining is target
“The Australian minerals industry is the safest in the world.
“We are continually striving to reach our target of zero injuries and the new Model Act will help the industry continue its journey toward that goal.”
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