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Sotar Spine Musculoskelatal feedback monitor

Wearable Safety Device assists to avoid injury risk

Soter Analytics has developed a wearable safety device with sensor and app to coach industrial workers to avoid injury risk.  New technology consisting of a wearable sensor and accompanying app...

working with silica - a new guide has been released

New guide for working with silica

A new guide for working with silica has been released by Safework Australia. If you are a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) who has workers (including yourself) that work with silica...

Parental leave policy standard has been set by KCGM to encourage parents back to the workforce by providing parental support

KCGM to set the standard for Parental Leave Policy

KCGM has announced significant changes to its Parental Leave Policy, joining its’ Joint Venture owner Newmont Goldcorp in setting a new industry standard within Australia. Under the new...

Saliva drug testing expert DR JOHN EDWARDS

Changes to saliva drug testing standards

Changes to saliva drug testing Australian Standards AS/NZ 4760:2019. After more than two years of revision, public comment and re-revision, the new oral fluid Australian Standard (which now includes...

Dust diesease register

Dusts diseases register a first for Australia

Queensland workers, including coal workers and stonemasons, will have better workplace health and safety protections thanks to recent changes to the Public Health Act 2005 and a new Regulation...

responsibility safety importance of being a canary in a coal mine for safety

MY BROTHER’S KEEPER

KEEPING YOUR MATES SAFE IN TIMES OF CHANGE…ARE YOU WILLING TO BE THE CANARY IN THE COAL MINE FOR SAFETY SAKE? Some time ago we spoke with Safety Psychologist David Broadbent. David shares with...

A touching letter from a miners wife

Letter from a miners wife to Middlemount Coal

In the fallout from the Middlemount tragedy, there are people across the wider mining industry hurting pretty badly. They’re also asking…why? Why did a husband, father, son, uncle die in...

stress managing stress in the mining industry

Stressed out

The impact of stress-related illness in the mining sector is greater than many suspect, writes Helen Gibbons. To its credit, the mining industry is becoming increasingly aware that unmanaged mental...