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World Mental Health Day

Today marks World Mental Health Day, a day created to shed a more positive light on mental health and to address the fact that one in five Australian are affected by mental illness.   We sat...

Safe Work and Mining

Last year 191 Australians lost their lives as a result of their employment and a further 106,000 made claims for serious injuries. 

The Why and How of Critical Risk Management

Critical Risks focus on the prevention of serious injuries and fatalities and in some cases can include other unwanted material events (UME’s) relating to significant financial loss or business...

Mining safety shows global improvement

The amount of mining fatalities among 28 of the world’s 40 largest miners which disclosed their safety statistics has reduced by 37 percent. Out of 22 companies which reported injury frequency rate...

Survey Says OHS rules ‘gone too far’

More than half (53 percent) of mining workers believe that OHS rules are “over the top”, a recent Mining People Polling and Media Centre survey shows. The response transcended seniority levels across...

Mining Recovery Signaled by Surge in Permanent Roles

Most regions across Australia have experienced an increase in permanent mining roles, suggesting renewed confidence in the sector following a five-year mining downturn. This suggests a turnaround...

Creating strong minds in hard hats

Resource Minds, a social and emotional wellbeing program for all mine sites Do you have a mental health and suicide prevention program on your site? Is it well-intentioned but ad hoc? Do you have...

The Evolving Landscape: Vehicle Modifications

In just over 10 years the vehicle modification industry has undergone quite a transformation. Driven initially buy legislative reform and corporate policy requirement for additional safety products...

AMSJ Spring 2018