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Claims Qld gasfield death was waiting to happen

Gasfield operator, Saxon Energy, has strenuously denied claims that poor safety standards led to the death of an employee at their Fairfield gasfield in southern Queensland on Sunday. An anonymous...

Midwest WA mines face safety crack-down

Western Australia’s resources safety watchdog has embarked on a major crack down targeting injuries and ‘near misses’ in the Midwest mining sector, following two serious incidents during the past...

Warning over fake high risk work licences

Western Australia’s resources safety regulator has sent a strong warning to mining companies over fake licences for ‘high risk’ work, after two Karratha mining workers mistakenly held fake...

Midwest WA mines face safety crack-down

Western Australia’s resources safety watchdog has embarked on a major crack down targeting injuries and ‘near misses’ in the Midwest mining sector, following two serious incidents during the past...

NSW mine evacuated after fire in cable splice

An underground mine in New South Wales mine was evacuated last week after a fault occurred involving the three-phase and ground on the 33kV overhead line on the mine surface. While the initial fault...

Port Hedland gets airport fire fighting services back

Airservices Australia will introduce new services at Port Hedland starting with an Aerodrome Flight Information Service (AFIS) and Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting service (ARFF) at the airport. The new...

Safety incident in Woodside pump room

An inspection last year at Woodside’s Vincent FPSO on the North West Shelf uncovered a potentially dangerous failure of safety critical equipment, according to the recently released  National...

Bully For You: Public comments now open for draft plan

Safe Work Australia’s draft Code of Practice: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying has been released for public comment. The draft code is being released with a draft Workplace Bullying...

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