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Demand nothing less than Zero harm

Prevent employee injury….  More safety while you’re at work….  Two things we are all working towards on worksites across Australia. Don’t Be Liable as an employer or Injured as an...

Easy FIFO Travel For Families

Like any other working Australian, the importance of time off is huge for mental health rejuvenation. When your job involves long periods away from family and friends, consists of long shifts, lonely...

Play it cool all year round

by Tara Lock, Chilly Towel   For those of you who work in the mining and resources industry, constant heat all year round can make for very uncomfortable and uneasy work conditions, especially...

The quiet achiever of the mining industry

From haul trucks to excavators, dozers and drilling rigs – mobile machines are a major contributor to noise. Complying with workplace noise requirements can be challenging, especially on a mine site...

Real-world research to understand driver fatigue: NTC

The National Transport Commission is undertaking research to examine heavy vehicle driver fatigue. The organisation is looking for more heavy vehicle drivers to take part in a research project, in...

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01069 Summary: A worker’s finger was crushed while installing a 6 metre cable bolt. The worker was removing a 4 metre drill string when the gripper jaws failed to hold...

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01074 Summary: A tradesman had the fourth finger on his left hand amputated while preparing a mobile crusher for transport with co-workers. One worker was undoing a nut...

Dangerous incident report – Rollover

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/01088 Summary: A service truck rolled while leaving a mine site.  At a right-hand bend on a gravel road, the driver swerved, lost control and the truck tipped on its...

AMSJ Spring 2018