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thermography in mining

Thermography in Mining

Jeff Erichson from the Australian Professional Thermography Association shares his thoughts on his journey and the development of thermography in mining. Thermography (Thermal Imaging) is now an...

mine safety breaches

Up to three years in prison for mine safety breaches

The Queensland Government has recently increased maximum penalties for court-based prosecutions of up to $3.9 million for mining corporations and $783,300 or 3 years imprisonment for individuals for...

HSE professionals

Is safety an important function or a cosmetic feature?

Our Guest author Goran Prvulovic MOccHlth&Safety – from RiskWise Solutions gives us some insights on the challenges of safety, particularly those challenges faced by the HSE professionals in...

autonomous mining truck safety

Autonomous mining trucks | Are there any limitations?

Last week Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) announced that a range of additional Komatsu and Caterpillar mining trucks will move to autonomous system technology and, it is apparent that more and more...

Fatigue Monitoring

Fatigue monitoring technology for NVHR

The Federal Government and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are investing in new field trials to test driver fatigue monitoring technologies which can enhance heavy vehicle safety outcomes...

critical control management

Critical control management – Is it working?

Melissa Demarco is the Principal Lawyer with Demarco Law. In this article Melissa shares with us some insights in critical control management in the mining and resources industry. CRITICAL CONTROL...

calibrating a gas detector

Calibrating a gas detector costs a life

It seems almost incomprehensible that the process of calibrating a gas detector would cost an underground miner his life…but it did. This is the tragic story of Paul Maguire who died at work at...

Mining Safety – Common Dangers To Protect Yourself

Guest post by Drew Bishop Living in today’s modern time has been a blessing in more ways than one. Technology is currently ruling society to the highest degree, but there are a number of...

Safe Work and Mining

Last year 191 Australians lost their lives as a result of their employment and a further 106,000 made claims for serious injuries. 

AMSJ Spring 2018