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Strong new laws to prevent worksite deaths

New laws will enable Queensland’s building regulator to take action where there is a threat to the safety of workers on building sites. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said the...

New umpire will sort resources disputes

Landholders and resources companies will have an independent umpire to help resolve disputes over their negotiated agreements under legislation introduced into State Parliament yesterday. Minister...

Company fined $10k over WA mining incident

A mining services company has been fined $10,000 following an incident at Mineral Resources’ Iron Valley Mine in WA’s Pilbara region. Westdrill pleaded guilty in Perth Magistrates Court...

New law targets deadly workplace practices

Following an interim recommendation from the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety, the Queensland Government will introduce the new offence of “negligence causing death”. The Best...

Workers want employer to give health programs

A new survey of train commuters in Sydney has found that most want their bosses to provide them with health checks and programs to get them more active during the day. The survey was conducted by the...

Need tips for a healthy mind?

If you want to make a change, grow or break a habit or routine, look to your environment – the people around you, where you work, what you read and how you speak to yourself.   Check out...

GroundProbe Partners with Samarco to Ensure Safety

Brisbane-based mining technology company GroundProbe is to be the sole provider of radar monitoring solutions at Samarco Mineração S.A. Five Slope Stability Radars will now be in full operation to...

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Lung test crackdown boosts coal miner health checks

Queensland’s 30,000 coal miners will have world-class lung function tests by the end of the year in the latest Palaszczuk Government’s reform to tackle black lung disease. Natural Resources and Mines...

Broken Hill mine death under investigation

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following an incident at a mine outside of Broken Hill on Sunday afternoon. According to police, a 55-year-old man was discovered unresponsive by a co...

The hidden dangers of timber blocks in the workplace

While using timber blocks to support or stabilise a large piece of equipment or a heavy load was accepted practice many years ago, today we know that this is not the safest or most efficient option...

Mines Emergency Response Competition

The 2017 SA Mines Emergency Response Competition was held over the weekend of May 5-7, hosted at BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam. The competition provided friendly rivalry for the six SA and NSW...

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