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FIFO Mental Health is an emerging issues. Tips to improve mental health for FIFO workers

FIFO mental health

“Mental health issues are a growing problem for Australians, and indeed, Western society. According to a study by Price Waterhouse Coopers, untreated mental health conditions cost Australian...

Violence against women

FMG moves to prevent violence against women

FMG has gained a leading accreditation that aims to drive social change in the prevention of violence against women. Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) recently completed the White Ribbon Australia...

Miners make mates’ mental health a priority

Miners make mates’ mental health a priority

Mining workers are being trained to check in on their mates if they suspect mental ill-health, as COVID-19 disruptions to employment and social routines increase pressure on Australians. Amid an...

Tough times don’t last. Resilient people do.

AMSJ spoke with award winning author and resilience expert Heidi Dening about the importance of resilience as we face COVID-19. PUBLISHED / AMSJ AUTUMN 2020 Please tell us a little about yourself and...

Energy drinks & their effect on worker health

Energy drinks can be detrimental to worker health and well being PUBLISHED / AMSJ AUTUMN 2020 How do energy drinks impact your business?Workers who consume energy drinks are at risk of health impacts...

The need for satisfactory information & support

A study on the impacts on families of traumatic workplace deaths By LYNDA R. MATTHEWS, MICHAEL G. QUINLAN & PHILIP BOHLE The impact of traumatic workplace death on bereaved families, including...

Jason Tulipan discusses the issues surround FIFO Mental health and mental health issues in the sector

Mental Health within the FIFO Sector – Opinion

Opinion piece By Jason Tulipan on Mental Health in the FIFO Sector and dealing with mental health issues. I am currently a relieving Master and Chief Officer on an offshore tug working off Broome for...

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...