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Taking action on mental health in mining

Safety Mate has launched their new BLACK DOG Cut D Glove to support the work of The Black Dog Institute and mental health in mining. Did you know that 20% of Australians will...

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...