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Incident: Mechanic fell 10 feet

Surface – Crushed & Broken Stone – On June 16, 2018, a mechanic fell 10 feet from a portable cone crusher. The mechanic struck his head on the crusher before landing on the ground. Best Practices...

Serious Accident Alert

Plant – Cement – On July 2, 2018, a miner in the process of dumping the contents in the vaccum truck was seriously injured when he tripped while chasing the vacuum truck that began to roll away. 30...

Contributing to a safer mining industry

Tendering, contract management, & procurement can be time consuming, yet alone, full of potentially high risks to you and to your clients / customers. Working with companies that are ISO...

NSW RR: Serious injuries at an underground coal mine

A flying object hit a worker and inflicted a serious injury while he was attempting to free a jammed conveyor chain of a continuous miner in the underground workings of the mine on 5 July 2018. The...

Alarming spike in silicosis

ANTHONY White should be in the prime of his life. But instead, the 36-year-old is battling a debilitating and incurable disease which has nearly taken his life. Story as reported in the NT News:...

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...

AMSJ Spring 2018