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Fire Away

Identifying fire risks and understanding the various mitigation measures that can be employed is vital to the safe and efficient operation of any mine site, writes Joseph Keller from the Fire...

New air quality tests and studies for the Hunter Valley

A range of new air quality tests and studies will take place in the Lower Hunter of NSW in response to community concern, the NSW government announced today. The new initiatives include additional...

Alegra Safety: Can You Afford $197,500 In Fines?

A NSW project manager was fined $12,500 for not properly implementing a worksite safety plan, which resulted in a worker receiving serious head injuries when he fell through an unsecured penetration...

Feeling The Heat

An award-winning heat stress management program conducted by Leighton Contractors on the Australia Pacific LNG project resulted in zero heat stress related incidents despite the 45 degree heat...

Forces of nature

In a land beset with floods, droughts, cyclones, bushfires and dust storms that can shut down a city, it’s vital for mine sites to be fore-warned and properly prepared, writes T.R. Mackay. It’s not...

Man up with Dr Brian Ironwood

He may not be a real Doctor, but he is a real man. Dr Brian Ironwood is helping men throughout Australia to take charge of their mental health and improve their wellbeing as the face of beyondblue’s...

WORLD MAP

Safety News – Around the World – February 2014

1 UNITED STATES A recent analysis of surveillance data collected by the US Mine Safety and Health Administration on 157,410 employees and contractors who worked at underground or surface mines...

Safety report card for mining released

Safe Work Australia has released their annual Fact Sheet on the mining sector, analysing national statistics from the 2011-12 financial year. The findings make for very interesting reading: Overview...

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