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crane rollover

Crane rollover at Callide mine

Media reports say that a ‘Crane rolled at the Callide Mine’ last Friday morning. The crane rollover resulted in the transfer of an operator to a hospital. A Queensland Ambulance Services...

inspector of mines vacancy

Inspector of Mines | Vacancy

The Queensland Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy are looking to fill a vacancy for an Inspector of Mines (Coal). Job details: The Inspector of Mines (Coal) will carry out the...

safety obervations or interventions

Safety observations or safety intervention

Safety observations or safety interventions…we’re very hung up on language. Dave Whitefield shares his thoughts and challenges the notion of behavioural based safety….. WHAT’S IN A...

Epiroc worker

Epiroc worker discusses what inspires her

Epiroc believes in employing workers from diverse backgrounds in order to inspire innovative solutions and new ideas. The company creates a work environment that demonstrates its core values...

Soft tissue

Soft tissue health a top priority for reducing LTIs

A physical trainer, noted for helping FIFO workers with fitness and weight reduction plans, believes soft tissue health is the “key focus” to reducing total recorded injury frequency rates (TRIFR)...

safety partnership

Queensland forms mine safety partnership with India

The Queensland Government and the Government of India have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop mine safety management plans. The MoU was approved last week by a union...

pike river recovery team

Pike River recovery team continues prep for re-entry

The Pike River recovery team have continued their preparations for re-entry to recover the bodies of 29 miners trapped in an explosion in 2010. This week a number of team members undertook training...

excavator collides with dozer

Incident | Excavator collides with dozer

Another serious incident this week in NSW. A collision occurred when an excavator slewed, striking a dozer with the counterweight. According to the NSW Resources Regulator, the dozer operator called...

Simtars in India

Queensland Government’s Simtars launches into India

The Indian Government and Prime Minister Narendra Modhi have given approval to the cabinet for the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Queensland Government’s Safety in Mines...

workbox safety

Workbox falls from loader injuring miners

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert to mines following a mine accident where a workbox falling from a loader in a metalliferous mine. The incident has highlighted the requirement for...