Workers exposed to silica dust without adequate respiratory protection are at risk of developing silicosis, a serious lung disease. Silica is a major..
Inadequate procedures for the operation of a kibble led to the death of a worker at the CSA Cobar mine in March 2013,..
An unintended consequence of the recent boom in FIFO workforces is confusion over the level of workers’ injury cover required to..
Yesterday’s signing of an historic Australia-China free trade agreement has been applauded by mining chiefs, who say it will boost a..
In safety circles the term “as low as reasonably practicable – or ALARP” is often used. But what does it..
Glencore has ordered compulsory closures of its coal mines for three weeks over the Christmas period to help address issues..
A mine worker who committed suicide in a FIFO camp last year was afraid to seek help from mine site..
Resources Safety has launched a new video series to help supervisors and workers recognise workplace hazards that have injured or killed..
Between 2010-2013 statistics showed that safety within the mining industry was improving, with the recorded number of fatalities remaining low..
Safety professionals in the Goldfields of Western Australia are being invited to attend a seminar of case studies on electrical..