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Safe work Australia exposure standards to chemicals

Safe Work Australia seeking public comment

SafeWork Australia is seeking public comments on a range of recommendations for the establishment of exposure standards around Dioxathion to n-ethylmorpholine. Safe Work Australia said it is...

WA proposed safety regulations call for action

Western Australia seeks feedback on safety reforms

The Western Australian Government is seeking feedback on proposed safety reforms including the Work Health & Safety (Mines) Regulations. Public comment on the proposed regulations will close on...

Hazelwood mine fire in the latrobe valley

Victorian mining regulator places mines on notice

The Victorian mining regulator has placed mines on notice over fire safety during the upcoming summer period. Earth Resources Regulation is warning coal mine operators to ensure they are meeting...

Offences under the NSW Mining Act result in big fines

On 23 October 2019, Mudgee Stone Co Pty Ltd and its company director Mr Robert Murdoch were convicted and fined in Downing Centre Local Court (Sydney) and ordered to pay costs totalling $340,000 for...

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...