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Electricity hazard inspection blitz launched for NSW quarries

OPERATORS of large quarries across New South Wales should expect to see teams of inspectors turning up at the front gate for inspections at short notice as part of the NSW Resources Regulator’s focus on electrical hazards.

There has been concern raised about the testing, inspection and maintenance of electrical equipment.

There has been concern raised about the testing, inspection and maintenance of electrical equipment.

Resources Regulator chief inspector of mines Garvin Burns said inspectors would be executing a targeted intervention program to examine how operators were managing electrical hazards. "Where inspectors...

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