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Rigger falls from height

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fall from height incident. A rigger had completed lift activities and was dismounting a scaffold. While climbing...

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Tracked utility vehicles rollaway

The NSW Resources Regulator has recently received two notifications where tracked utility type vehicles have lost motion control and rolled, uncontrolled, down...

PROSAFE RDTF002 P2 Disposable Respirator

Innovative PPE for the mining industry

As Australia’s largest supplier of fit-for-function quality personal protective equipment and safety products, Blackwoods is proud to be the exclusive distributors of a new range of disposable...

AEI Ionnic Mine Safety Compliance Products

Complete Mine Safety Compliance Solutions

The safety compliance landscape is continually evolving at a rapid pace and mining companies are having to adapt to these changes in mine safety compliance requirements. In an uncertain environment...

reckless conduct put a company director behind bars

Company director jailed for death of worker in WA

A prison sentence recently handed down to a company director in the Magistrates Court serves as a timely reminder that regulators are willing to seek, and courts are increasingly willing to impose...

Sago mine disaster Victims

Sago Mine Disaster

The Sago Mine disaster is one of the world’s most tragic mine disasters. Twenty-nine coal miners went underground at International Coal Group’s Sago Mine near Buckhannon in Upshur County, West...

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Technology assisting workplaces to prevent injuries

A new range of connected wearable technologies may be already improving safety across the mining industry. Serious workplace injuries and illnesses cost the Australian economy an estimated $61.8...