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mine gas explosion kills five and twenty other are missing

Mine gas explosion kills five in South African mine

A gas explosion has killed at least five people and more than twenty are missing in a disused South African coal mine. The incident occurred in  South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga...

tool tethers and lanyards for working at heights

Choosing tether and anchor lanyards

Preventing tools and equipment being dropped from height is a crucial element in any working at heights safety program. With falling objects causing 122 deaths in Australia from 2012–2016 and 3515...

WA tailings dams well managed

Western Australia’s tailings dams are well managed

A Professor of Geomechanics has stated that the safety of Western Australia’s tailings dams is managed well through design and regulation. University of Queensland Professor David Williams told...

smoking breaks must comply with company policy according to the fair work commission

Smoking breaks may end up a thing of the past

Piper Alderman’s  – David Ey and Gemma Twemlow recently shared their thoughts around a recent case in the Fair Work Commission that may put the kybosh on smoking breaks across many...