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Tips for a good diet for miners

Anyone who does hard physical work is directly affected by what they eat. Your strength and energy are directly related to the food you put into your body, and your meal planning is of great...

Calling Triple Zero for first aid is deadly

A recent Herald Sun article highlighted the importance of redirecting non-emergency Triple Zero calls so that emergency services can focus on saving lives. Brenniston believes it’s important to share...

Creeping Fatigue

Mental health tips for your days off

Because of the remote locations of most mine sites, it makes it very difficult to drive home after work, and FIFO jobs will have you onsite away from your family and friends for weeks on end. One of...

Miner Death: Yandicoogina mine worker in Pilbara

Rio Tinto has confirmed the death of a man in his early 50s at their Pilbara mine site in Western Australia. The worker died at its Yandicoogina iron ore mine, following a serious incident at the...

New notice to improve self-clearing defects

The NHVR will introduce a new self-clearing defect notice for heavy vehicle defects that do not pose a safety risk. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the new category of defect notice would be available...

How to get an entry level job in the mining industry

One of the hardest industries to get into with little or no experience in Australia is mining. If you’ve been wondering how to get into the industry with no experience, we’ve got a few pointers for...

Nominations Closing: National Safety Awards

With less than a week remaining before nominations close, don’t miss out on nominating the heroes within your organisation who are making a positive difference to your health, safety and...

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AMSJ’s Top Tips for Choosing Good Mining Boots

When it comes down to being onsite for long shifts, one thing that can really make or break your day are your boots. Choosing the right boots is probably more important than eating healthy, because...

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