Technical advice, systems auditing and general advice - safety and health aspects in minerals industry in Queensland - Queensland


The Mines Inspectorate provides this advice to:

  • minimise injury and protect the health of employees and the public;
  • improve technical, health and safety advice to Government, industry and the community; and
  • enhance management of emergency situations.

The department inspects and audits mines and quarries to assess their health and safety management systems, to measure their performance and to help ensure continuous improvement in the system.

It provides technical advice in relation to health and safety standards as required by legislation. In addition, the department consults with industry operation and safety management and union leaders with regard to improving industry standards and legislation.

The department also provides to industry an Accident Database which records and reports lost time injury and disease in all mines and quarries in Queensland.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

Persons must be employed at or affected by the operations of mines and quarries.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Mine Safety and Health

Mines Inspectorate

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Chief Inspector of Coal Mines

Mines Inspectorate

Mine Safety and Health

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Website: Department of Natural Resources and Mines contact list (Opens in new window)