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Tech startups set to improve safety & productivity

A tech startups program with transformative technologies is set to benefit mining, resources and energy safety. The Unearthed Accelerator is a mentor-driven program supported by Origin...

labour hire

Perth labour hire company used fake safety officer

A Perth based labour hire company has been fined $20,000 (and ordered to pay $517.50 in costs) for failing to ensure the safety of workers it supplied to a waste recycling company. The company used...

Mining Safety – Common Dangers To Protect Yourself

Guest post by Drew Bishop Living in today’s modern time has been a blessing in more ways than one. Technology is currently ruling society to the highest degree, but there are a number of...

Safe Work and Mining

Last year 191 Australians lost their lives as a result of their employment and a further 106,000 made claims for serious injuries. 

rock falls

100 tonne of rock falls into open stope brow

Mining Safety Alert: Rock Falls The Victorian Mining Safety regulator has advised that a serious incident occurred where approximately 100 tonnes of rock falls into an open stope brow. The ground...

Labour hire

Labour hire companies targeted in class action

Adero Law have advised that they are targeting a range of labour hire companies in a major class action across Coal Mines in New South Wales & Queensland. The legal firm are allegedly...

refuge chamber

What happens to your body in a refuge chamber?

When people enter a safe refuge or a refuge chamber in an underground mine, the environment of the refuge changes significantly. A range of air quality issues such CO2, Oxygen and Heat need to be...

Prostate Cancer in the Mining Community

This month is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and this week we have been running articles that offer information with the hope that you will decide to get yourself checked for Prostate Cancer with...

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