Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016

Part 2 Safety-critical roles and competency requirements

Subpart 1—Site senior executive

7 Appointment of site senior executive


The mine operator of a mining operation must appoint a site senior executive for that mining operation.


Subject to regulation 10, a mine operator that has more than 1 mining operation may appoint a person to be the site senior executive for more than 1 mining operation.


A person who contravenes subclause (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—


for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $10,000:


for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $50,000.

Compare: SR 2013/483 r 7