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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...

heat stress at work

Heat stress at work

A report released last week by the Centre for Future Work provides first-hand accounts of dangerous levels of heat stress experienced in a range of occupations – including construction, outdoor...

western australia

Miners welcome WA border relaxation

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) welcomes announcement by the Western Australian Government of quarantine-free travel into the State from Queensland, South Australia...

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...

Workers’ Compensation & COVID-19

Can I get COMPO for COVID-19? PUBLISHED / AMSJ AUTUMN 2020 Many workers, particularly those in medical professions are concerned around the worker’s compensation issues of catching COVID-19 at work...

Health & safety in mines during the COVID-19 pandemic

Grahame Kelly from one of Australia’s largest mining unions has highlighted that miners must not compromise safety standards during COVID-19. PUBLISHED / AMSJ AUTUMN 2020 The CFMEU Mining and Energy...

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...

r u ok

There’s more to say after R U OK?

Today is R U OK? day, our national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that any day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” and support those struggling with life. This year’s message...