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Guidance Note 10

GNC-010

This guidance note has been issued by NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) to assist industry in fulfilling its statutory obligations as outlined in the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002 and Coal Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2006.

The purpose of this guidance note is to provide practical and general guidance to colliery holders and operators of coal operations on licensing certain activities, and to assist persons apply for a licence.

There are legal requirements in the Coal Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2006 to obtain a licence from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) for certain potentially hazardous activities related to a coal operation. There are also obligations set nationally in accordance with the National Standard for Licensing Persons for High Risk Work (the Standard), which mesh with the state legislation.

The objectives of the standard are to ensure persons have skills and knowledge to perform high risk work in a safe manner and to facilitate the operation of a nationally uniform and efficient licensing system for persons engaged in high risk work.



Organisation:

Department of Industry and Investment New South Wales

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to New South Wales (NSW)

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