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NSW-RR: Dangerous Incident, injured arm

Summary: A worker injured his arm while taking evasive action to avoid being struck by falling strata. The worker was installing bolts between the roof supports when the piece of stone fell...

NSW-RR: Serious injury broken leg

Summary: A worker received a broken leg and another worker a dislocated shoulder when they jumped from the tray of a runaway vehicle.  The vehicle was climbing a steep grade when the vehicle stalled...

Lucky escape for the worker: falling switchboard

Worksafe NZ have accepted enforceable undertakings from Plunket Electrical Oamaru Limited and McConnell Dowell Constructors Limited following an incident at Peaks Pump Station in North Otago. Source:...

Modern Transfer Point Design Emphasizes Containment

Conveyor belt transfer points are a potential problem area for any bulk material handling operation.  As tons of material per minute are quickly dropped with great force through transfer chutes onto...

PROCESS FOR THE ADOPTION OF ISO 45001 COMMENCES

Source: SIA Australia will soon begin the adoption process for the International Standard ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements with guidance for use, according...

Mining, Resources & Energy highest paying industry

Mining, Resources & Energy has been announced as having the highest average wage, however it is also the industry with the most significant decrease in salary. SEEK, Australia’s number one...

Rapp-it is the Ultimate Pipe Repair System

Rapp-it is the Ultimate Pipe Repair System for your temporary emergency pipe repair needs. It is simple to use, with no mixing or measuring required. A successful pipe repair can be achieved in only...

Driver safety and reducing risk.

A key business risk in the resource sector is driving and in 2016, Safe Work Australia statistics show that 42% of all work-related fatalities for that year were due to a vehicle collision. In many...

How Can Mining Become More Sustainable?

Environmental sustainability is vital for the survival of future generations and in an industry like mining, which has been drastically impacting the earth for centuries, its well beyond due that...

Regional WA driving tech metals opportunities

Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan has officially opened Northern Minerals’ Browns Range Heavy Rare Earths pilot processing plant, marking the start of a new era for tech metals...

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