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Sound the ALARP

In safety circles the term “as low as reasonably practicable – or ALARP” is often used. But what does it actually mean for major hazard and petroleum facilities? The answer to this question was the...

Deadliest Year in a Decade for Australian Mining

Between 2010-2013 statistics showed that safety within the mining industry was improving, with the recorded number of fatalities remaining low when compared to the years prior. However, a spike of...

LNG plant worker injured in fall at Curtis Island

A worker at Santos’ LNG plant on Curtis Island near Gladstone sustained a number of injuries yesterday in a fall. The Gladstone Observer reports that the 27-year old sustained swollen ankles, a...

Final Report into Ranger Uranium Mine spill released

The final report into the leach tank spill at Ranger uranium mine in the NT late last year has been released, with mine owners, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA), given a light rap on the knuckles...

Mining contractor fined $115,000 over death of worker

Mining Contractor, Crushing Services International Pty Ltd (CSI) has been fined $115,000 plus court costs in relation to the death of contracted electrician Kurt Williams on 14 August last year. The...

Safety Alert issued in WA over vehicle floor mats

The following is a Safety Alert issued by Work Safe WA: Recently a worker was seriously injured when he was struck by a moving vehicle in the yard at his workplace.   As the driver was manoeuvring to...

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The real dangers of corrosion

[hr]At about 3.00 pm on 6 November 2007 Ian Battams, an underground maintenance worker at the Perilya Broken Hill Southern Operations, fell through the handrail of a raised walkway while cleaning the...

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