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Nutrition: Food for thought

Working in the mining industry presents a unique set of challenges for maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle. Following is Bill’s* story, a true example of the challenges commonly faced: Bill is a...

Survey Highlights Poor Awareness Of Effects of Smoking

Survey Highlights Poor Awareness Of Effects of Smoking

A new survey by the Cancer Council WA has revealed that less than a quarter of participants could name more than two cancers caused by smoking. The survey also found that people who smoked were the...

28 Work-Related Fatalities in a Month

This figure represents a worrying 50 per cent increase on the previous month’s figures. It’s also the highest number of monthly-recorded fatalities for nearly three years, since Safe Work Australia...

Getting Your Head Around FIFO

This FIFO Life is a publicly-sponsored website aimed squarely at providing tools, resources and support to FIFO workers and their families. In this edition of Australasian Mine Safety Journal we talk...

Getting back to basics First Aid Saves Lives

The mining industry in Australia, through innovation, risk identification, use of meaningful safety indicators and the sharing of information sits proudly in the global mining industry with one of...

Why and how accidents happen and what we can do to stop them will be the theme of an upcoming safety seminar hosted by the USC Accident Research Centre (USCAR).

Why and How Accidents Happen: Safety Seminar

Why and how accidents happen and what we can do to stop them will be the theme of an upcoming safety seminar hosted by the USC Accident Research Centre (USCAR).  To be held on Tuesday 17 February at...

New Research Shows Men Ignoring Sun Safety Message

New Research Shows Men Ignoring Sun Safety Message

New research from the Cancer Council has found that Australian men are increasingly ignoring sun safety warnings, with 18 per cent getting sunburnt on the weekends. The findings from the National Sun...

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