19th May 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced an investigation into the death of a sales person found unconscious at the Maules Creek Coal Handling and Processing Plant on 16 May 2019.

The individual was airlifted to Tamworth Hospital for treatment but died on 18 May 2019.

The investigation will focus on determining whether or not the death was work-related.

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