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Midwest WA mines face safety crack-down

Western Australia’s resources safety watchdog has embarked on a major crack down targeting injuries and ‘near misses’ in the Midwest mining sector, following two serious incidents during the past...

NSW mine evacuated after fire in cable splice

An underground mine in New South Wales mine was evacuated last week after a fault occurred involving the three-phase and ground on the 33kV overhead line on the mine surface. While the initial fault...

Port Hedland gets airport fire fighting services back

Airservices Australia will introduce new services at Port Hedland starting with an Aerodrome Flight Information Service (AFIS) and Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting service (ARFF) at the airport. The new...

Safety incident in Woodside pump room

An inspection last year at Woodside’s Vincent FPSO on the North West Shelf uncovered a potentially dangerous failure of safety critical equipment, according to the recently released  National...

Bully For You: Public comments now open for draft plan

Safe Work Australia’s draft Code of Practice: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying has been released for public comment. The draft code is being released with a draft Workplace Bullying...

$1.9 million Qld miner compo claim rejected

A request for $1.9million in workers compensation by a former Qld miner has been rejected by a Rockhampton court which instead awarded the man $290,000. Timothy James Klein injured his back at the...

Free workshops to battle the mining blues

beyondblue is holding a series of free workshops to help HR managers, OHS managers, senior leaders, wellbeing managers in the mining and resource industry learn how to manage common mental health...

Safe people corrupted by unsafe culture

“…THE USE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING WITHIN YOUR RECRUITMENT PROCESSES NEEDS TO BE BETTER UNDERSTOOD.” Technical safety specialist, David G Broadbent, argues recruiting the right people will only...

Massive fines for dangerous goods transport in WA

Two truck drivers could face fines of tens of thousands of dollars after they were found to have seriously contravened dangerous goods transport regulations. The drivers were stopped in Albany by...