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Raising Awareness on Chemical Classifications

Safe Work Australia is hosting a series of training and information sessions to raise awareness and understanding of the hazard classification, safety data sheet and labelling requirements for...

Settling the dust – How much is too much

Leong Mar and Peter Wypych present the findings from their research project into scientifically measuring and quantifying the ‘dustiness’ of a material, an area that all too often is left to personal...

Self-contained rescuer catches fire underground

In what can only be described as ironic, concerns have been raised over the safety of self-contained rescuers after one such device combusted at a Hunter Valley underground coal mine. NSW Mine Safety...

New Safety Specialists for WA

The Western Australian government has appointed seven new specialist safety inspectors to work specifically in the resources and mining sector. Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion said the...

Queensland Safe Work Awards 2013 NOW OPEN

The Queensland Safe Work Awards 2013 are now open, with a category for every Queensland workplace—large, medium and small. There are three new and improved categories, awarding ‘Most improved work...

Ten Victorian Tradies Injured Every Day

Ten tradies are injured badly enough every day to make a compensation claim, according to statistics released today by WorkSafe. In the past five years, more than 17,000 injury claims from the...

Re-entering Pike River

Geoffrey Nugent, Darren Brady, David Cliff and Seamus Devlin from Queensland Mines Rescue Service discuss how they developed the emergency guidelines and practical software that was deployed in the...

Registrations open for Mechanical Safety Seminar

John Hannaford, Chair of the NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council will be just one of the keynote speakers at 23rd Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar to be held at the Waterview Convention Centre...

Interview with Mousa Sharifi – WHS compliance

International Standards Certification’s Regional Manager, Mousa Sharifi, talks to AMSJ about compliance and the new national WHS legislation. What is the number one safety compliance issue you see...