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SWEPT AWAY BY BROOME

More than just a town nestled on the coast of Western Australia with warm turquoise waters, Broome has many layers and as Michael Osborne discovered, it’s the history which is most interesting.

Guide to fit testing respiratory masks

 
The correct fitting of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) is critical to ensure a tight seal is made around the face and the respirator is able to prevent exposure to contaminants. 

Importance of Dust Management in Australian Mining

Coal remains one of the primary sources of energy and is likely to remain an important energy resource well into the future. As metallurgical coal also remains an important commodity to produce steel...

Something Went Wrong With Safety In The 1990s

By Dave Whitefield   It Started With The Industrial Revolution The modern concept of occupational safety is generally taken to have kicked off because of the industrial revolution. This time...

Mining Equipment Maintenance

Economy and Safety -which approach will survive the stress test and can different strategies work together? – by DMITRY PRZHEDETSKY (The economic constraints have rekindled a century-old...

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...

AMSJ Spring 2018