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Update to hazardous chemical classification guide

Update to hazardous chemical classification guide Safe Work Australia has updated the national guide to classifying hazardous chemicals, providing clear, simple and practical information to help...

Monitor your own Whole Body Vibration

If you’re a mining truck driver, driver dozer or loader operator and you think that whole body vibration is an issue in your vehicle, you can now take some of your measurements through a simple...

Video: NZ Alert: Chief Executive’s presentations

Presentations given by NZ Chief Executive Nicole Rosie, talking about health and safety at various events around the country. Source: Minex Safeguard Conference presentation 30 May 2018 Worksafe NZ...

Serious Accident Alert

Surface – Gold – On 6/19/2018, a miner was seriously injured while making repairs on a rotating screen plant. A chain used to lift a thrust bearing failed and struck the miner in the head. The...

South African copper mine conveyor fire

South African copper mine conveyor fire Mines safety alert no. 357 What happened? On Sunday 15 July 2018, six mine workers in a South African underground copper mine died in a refuge chamber as a...

confined space

Confined space access risks

Throughout Australia each and every year confined space deaths continue to occur despite concerted efforts by Government regulators, safety and engineering professionals. Unfortunately, statistics...

controlling risks

Controlling risks help Lowndes win races

V8 Supercar Champion Craig Lowndes OAM told a mining industry audience at the Gold Coast that winning races is not a matter of chance…it’s a matter of controlling risks. Speaking at this year’s...

AMSJ Spring 2018