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Category - MINING HAZARDS

This section covers hazards associated with surface and underground mining.

Crane Designer Slapped With Fine For Unsafe Design

Three month suspension of high-risk work licence

A three-month suspension has followed an immediate suspension of a high-risk work licence class C1 (slewing mobile crane with capacity up to 100 tonnes) following a crane tip over on a construction...

Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Leading dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) is launching their latest dust control initiative as they seek to mitigate air pollution caused by mining activity in Australia. GRT:...

Driver fatigue presentations at Moranbah mines

Driver fatigue presentations at Moranbah mines

On Monday, March 8, Sergeant Nigel Dalton from the Mackay Crime Prevention Unit came out to Moranbah to give a presentation on driver fatigue to a group of apprentices at Goonyella Riverside Mine...

micro droplet prevention ventilation

Ventilation in Indoor Workplaces Factsheet

A new fact sheet on Improving ventilation in indoor workplaces – COVID-19 has been developed by Safe Work Australia. The fact sheet highlights three steps that will help to reduce the risk of COVID...

safety alert for mobile plant

Can we make Working at Height Safer?

Working at height remains one of the greatest causes of fatalities and major injuries on Australian worksites, with many workers finding themselves in positions where they are expected to work at...