The Codes of Practice and supporting Guidelines are designed to promote health and safety standards within the New Zealand mining and quarrying industry. While MinEx has tried to ensure the Code and Guidelines will comply with applicable legislation, it is entirely the user's responsibility to ensure that their practices comply with all legal requirements, and users of the Codes and / or Guidelines acknowledge that MinEx has no responsibility or liability whatsoever in relation to the contents of the Codes, or in respect of anything done or not done in reliance on the Codes and / or Guidelines. Further, while the Codes provide an outline of relevant legislation, the information presented is in summary form only and MinEx makes no warranty as to its accuracy and completeness.

MinEx Code of Practice

Extractives industry safe drill and blast code of practice

Alluvial Gold Code of Practice 

Alluvial Gold H&S Management Plan Template (Word doc)

Alluvial Gold H&S Management Plan Template (PDF)


MinEx Info Sheets

Information sheets produced by MinEx to provide you with more detail on subjects of interest

MinEx Mentoring Scheme


MinEx Booklets

MinEx has committed to producing a series of booklets on particular hazards – designed to keep close at hand, for easy reference on site.

Download your copy here or email us, and we'll arrange to get a hard copy to you. 

Safe drill and blast in surface operations

Worker Engagement and participation

Safe Operation in Alluvial Gold Mines

Traffic management in mines and quarries

Fall hazards in mines and quarries

Slope stability in opencast mines and quarries

Managing worker exposure to dust in mines and quarries

Mental health in the workplace

Fact Sheets

Advice on health and safety issues can be complex, full of jargon and technical talk .

That's why MinEx is putting together a series of fact sheets. Simple one pagers with easy to follow advice to help keep you and your workers safe.

Respirable Crystalline Silica Fact Sheet

Whole Body Vibration Fact Sheet

Worker Wellbeing (stress, bullying, harassment and violence) - Fact Sheet

Drugs and Alcohol Fact Sheet

Fatigue Fact Sheet

Hazardous Substances Fact Sheet