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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...

Inexperienced workers making gas sector workplaces unsafe

A new report released by Qld’s Department of Natural Resources and Mines suggests that inexperienced workers in the petroleum and gas sector may be contributing to a high incidence of safety breaches...

Becker Mining Systems: ICAS collision avoidance system

Becker Mining Systems are a leader in Collision Avoidance Systems (CAS) for underground coal and hard rock mines around the globe, in 2013 the Collision avoidance product offering was expanded with a...

SafeWork Aust releases revised model WHS Regulations

SafeWork Australia has advised that technical amendments have been made to the model Work Health and Safety WHS Regulations 2011. A revised version of the model WHS Regulations, dated 9 January 2014...

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