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safety training organisations face court over records

Safety training organisations fined for fraud

A number of VET safety training organisations across Australia have recently faced court proceedings and heavy fines associated with the falsification of training records, including those of high...

Boilermaker near miss

Boilermaker’s near miss during seized pin removal

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report into an incident involving a Boilermaker lancing and cooling a seized pin from the rear axle of a dump truck. A boilermaker was trying to remove a...

a quarry worker has received critical injuries from Mount Amos quarry near Cooktown

Quarry worker receives serious injuries

A 19-year-old quarry worker has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition today after becoming crushed this morning at a north Queensland quarry. Queensland Police said officers at Cooktown...

an accident followed a Safety reset at a queensland mine

Safety reset followed by a serious incident

A safety reset at a Queensland mine today has been followed by a serious incident. AMSJ understands that workers at a BMA mine today received their safety reset in accordance with the recent...

Queensland mines inspection

Queensland mines inspection slashed

New figures obtained by the LNP show that the Palaszczuk Labor Government has slashed the number of mine inspections in Queensland by more than 500 a year. The answer to an Opposition question-on...

10 miners are trapped in a Pakistan coal mine

Miners trapped in Pakistan coal mine

Ten miners are trapped underground following an electrical fire at a Pakistan coal mine. Mines rescue teams have reportedly been hampered by the fire and increasing Carbon Monoxide levels in the mine...

Dust diesease register

Dusts diseases register a first for Australia

Queensland workers, including coal workers and stonemasons, will have better workplace health and safety protections thanks to recent changes to the Public Health Act 2005 and a new Regulation...