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High potential incidents in Queensland Mines reach 11500

High potential incidents reach 11500 in Queensland

High potential incidents at Queensland mines have reached 11500 according to the latest information released. The high potential incident records dating back to 2013-2014 reveal a plethora of safety...

Mine Safety roadshow western australia

Mine safety roadshow for Western Australia

A Mines Safety Roadshow has kicked off in Kalgoorlie today to promote the latest information and safety and health initiatives across Western Australia. The 2019 event is the fifteenth in an annual...

Safe to Work Safe Work Australia Return to Work Strategy

Safe Work Australia launches Return to Work Strategy

Safe Work Australia has launched it’s latest return to work strategy to improve outcomes for workers returning to work. Safe Work Australia says that the economic consequences of being out of...

Mine safety audites in queensland have been falling behind

Mine safety audits failing in Queensland

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dale Last, believes the current system of mine safety audits for coal mines needs to a “full overhaul” in the wake of figures released today. In...

BHP Saraji leadership have been stood down following making false or misleading comments to an inspector

BHP Saraji leadership team members stood down

Two members of BHP Saraji engineering leadership team have been reportedly suspended after providing false and misleading information to a mines inspector. AMSJ understand that the suspension...

health and safety regulations public comment

WA Work Health and Safety regulations

The WA Government is inviting Western Australians to have their say on the proposed Work Health and Safety regulations. Information sessions are being held on the proposed sets of regulations to...

Resources Safety and Health

Resources Safety & Health Bill

The Queensland Resources Safety & Health Bill has been introduced into Parliament and will be reviewed by the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee...

Safety reset completed 96%

96% attendance at safety resets

Almost 50,000 Queensland’s mine and quarry workers, and their employers have reset their focus on safety – but Mines Minister Dr Lynham says it doesn’t end there. Dr Lynham told regional Parliament...

Safety reset may result in punishment

Safety reset may require a ‘reset’

Many of Queensland’s 50,000 mine and quarry workers may have not completed their safety reset according to internal department sources. The current situation has left many across the industry...