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$130,000 safety innovation grants up for grabs

SafeWork SA is calling on mining companies and industry associations to apply for the 2013 SafeWork SA Innovative Practice Grants. South Australian Acting Industrial Relations Minister Chloë Fox...

Social media blamed for dangerous behaviour

Social media obsession has been blamed for a number of serious safety incidents, and narrowly-avoided safety incidents, that have occurred in Queensland mines over recent months. The Queensland State...

Subsurface Construction Safety

Safety in an underground construction environment requires more than simply a sound safety culture – it requires substantive subsurface construction risk expertise coupled to a willingness and...

Sharp rise in work related fatalities

Safe Work Australia has just released statistics on workplace related deaths and injuries during the year 2012 which show a 14% rise in the number of fatalities from 2011 figures. As at 31 December...

Mine Rescue Western Austalia

A culture of cover-ups, or an industry of continual improvements? Shane Ashish reports on the controversy surrounding the state of mine rescue in Western Australia. Collaboration of Mines Rescue and...

Hazard Management

The most important thing to come out of a mine is a miner The mining industry still records the second highest relative workplace fatality rate in the nation, writes Corrina Trimarchi. Despite a...

All temporary power boards are not created equal!

When assessing your temporary power distribution needs there are many questions that are asked. How much is it? What is it made of? Is it durable? Is it going to last for more than one job? Is it...

Arachnipod – The Pod for everyone

The World’s most versatile modular total edge management system. The Arachnipod is designed to provide a single rescue / height safety edge management device that easily adjusts into multiple...

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