18th October 2018

The Resources Regulator is responding to a reported death of a worker at Wilpinjong Coal Mine near Mudgee.

At around 4pm on 17 October 2018 a worker is reported to have collapsed in the administration area crib room.

Witnesses performed CPR and emergency services attended site but were unable to revive the worker.

Mine Safety Investigators from the Resources Regulator are on their way to the scene.

As the investigation is underway no further information is available at this time.