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Roma to tackle safety with Mal Meninga over breakfast

Roma workers and employers are being invited to join rugby league legend and State of Origin Coach Mal Meninga at a special work health and safety event in Roma on Wednesday (30 April) – the...

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Forword – Benchmarking WHS culture & performance

Operating a modern mine in Australia requires people to work together cooperatively to drive safe and effective outcomes. This has a direct impact on an organisation’s ability to manage its...

Baby Be Mine – Kym Clark

The number of women in mining has been increasing exponentially over the past decade as the resources sector looks to address specific skills shortages. To cater to this new creed of worker, some...

Fewer Victorians injured at work

The Victorian WorkCover Authority’s (VWA’s) half-yearly results reveal that fewer Victorians are injured at work, more workers are returning to work after injury, and the Victorian scheme continues...

What’s your poison

DRUG COMPLIANCE IN WA MINING Schedule 8 drugs are those drugs listed in schedule 8 of the current Poisons Standard, as defined in the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Commonwealth). In essence these are...

To The Rescue

[hr]Valerie Ingham and Ben Ingham present a case study of the training practices of the Mine Rescue Team at Golden Grove, Western Australia.[hr] Golden Grove background Golden Grove, 500 km north of...

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CSIRO makes open pits safer, by design

What began as an international research and technology transfer project has changed the way the mining industry approaches open pit design. Tony Heselev reports. When CSIRO senior manager Dr John...

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