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critical control management

Critical control management – Is it working?

Melissa Demarco is the Principal Lawyer with Demarco Law. In this article Melissa shares with us some insights in critical control management in the mining and resources industry. CRITICAL CONTROL...

calibrating a gas detector

Calibrating a gas detector costs a life

It seems almost incomprehensible that the process of calibrating a gas detector would cost an underground miner his life…but it did. This is the tragic story of Paul Maguire who died at work at...

Mining Safety – Common Dangers To Protect Yourself

Guest post by Drew Bishop Living in today’s modern time has been a blessing in more ways than one. Technology is currently ruling society to the highest degree, but there are a number of...

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...

How You Can Reduce The Risk of Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is asking Australia to get involved and help create awareness and raise the much-needed funds to assist in...

mining hazard

Mining hazard identification challenge

How good are you at identifying a mining hazard? Mining safety researchers from the USA based National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health have developed an online assessment to test your...

mine safety alert

Mine Safety Alert: ADT body rolls onto its side

Mine Safety Alert NZ: While reversing to tip his load on a stockpile, the driver of an ADT was partially blinded by sunlight and reversed up onto the edge of the stockpile. This made the loaded body...

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