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New manual for fatigue management

NSW Mines Safety has released a new fatigue management evaluation manual  to help workplaces evaluate the existing capacity, culture and approach to managing fatigue in the workplace. The manual is...

Mental health myths in mining exposed

In an Australian first, new research from Griffith’s Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) aims to tackle myths about mental health among miners. The study, being...

Safety seminar in Roma

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is hosting a work health and safety event in Roma from 9.30am to 12.30pm at he the Roma Explorers Inn on Thursday 5 September. The day will start with a free...

Keep an Eye on the Gas

Gas monitoring in underground emergencies While modern coal mines are commonly equipped with a range of gas monitoring resources during normal operations, they are often lacking in their contingency...

Strike over safety concerns ends at WICET

A  three day sit-in staged by 140 workers at the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET), near Gladstone,  looks set to end with unions saying they are happy with the company’s response to...

Serious inrush incident in NSW

An investigation report has been published for a serious inrush incident that occurred at Cadia East mine in central NSW. The inrush resulted from a build-up of water and cuttings in a blocked...

Hot under the collar

Work wear is the first line of defence in the war against worplace injuries, but don’t forget the comfort factor, writes Barbara Schrobsdorff from the Hohenstein Institute. Protective clothing...

Perth Hosts Mining Emergency Response Competition

 On the 21st and 22nd September Perth will host emergency response teams from a range of mining operations across Western Australia to showcase their skills at the third annual Mining Emergency...

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