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Category - MINING HAZARDS

This section covers hazards associated with surface and underground mining.

AEI Ionnic Mine Safety Compliance Products

Complete Mine Safety Compliance Solutions

The safety compliance landscape is continually evolving at a rapid pace and mining companies are having to adapt to these changes in mine safety compliance requirements. In an uncertain environment...

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Sandvik launches DD212 narrow vein drill rig

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions introduces the new Sandvik DD212, a compact and intelligent single-boom electro-hydraulic drill for tunneling and mining development in narrow vein drifts. This new...

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Warning to guard against heat stress at work

Western Australian workplaces have been reminded to guard against the effects of extreme temperatures as another week of summer heat hits the State. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Darren Kavanagh today...

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Springvale coal enforceable undertaking valued at $540K

Springvale Coal has had an enforceable undertaking approved with the NSW Mine Safety Regulator that will total more than $540K worth of mine safety improvements plus a range of community initiatives...

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Personal monitoring & social distancing

How to stay at a safe distance with reporting software and personal monitoring As employees begin returning to work, maintaining a safe and socially distanced workplace is at the forefront of...

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Manuka Resources encountered a severe storm

Manuka Resources Limited (“Manuka” or the “Company”) advises that at 4.20 pm Saturday 5th December 2020, at Wonawinta Site, it encountered a severe, localised weather event with exceptionally strong...

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Fire Suppression – Which one do I choose?

Fire suppression for mining vehicles and machines are generally one of five types: Water Mist with AFFF Foam spray systemsDry Chemical PowderDual Agent (powder and liquid cooling agent)Aerosol...

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Management of noise in mining

Noise in mining may be defined as an undesirable sound lacking musical quality. Depending on the sources from which it is generated, noise can be classified as intermittent, impact or impulsive...

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Residual current device recall

An urgent recall of a residual current device that was old in NSW and Victoria has been issued by the Energy Safety regulator in Victoria. The Transco Model RCDMCB10S/RCDMCB16S/RCDMCB20S Batch number...

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Otis Instruments: Wirefree Gas Detection

With their strong roots in the oil and gas industries of Texas, USA, Otis Instruments has experience and expertise backing its products. With newly acquired IECEx certification for wired and wirefree...

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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...

Predicted heat strain app is now available to calculate heat stress

App to measure predicted heat strain

Measuring and evaluating the parameters associated with predicted heat strain have always been a challenge for health and safety practitioners. A free app for calculating predicted heat strain has...