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Queensland funds lung research to protect workers

The Queensland Government will invest $5 million in research to protect workers from, and improve treatment for, occupational dust lung diseases, including silicosis and coal workers’ pneumoconiosis...

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South Flank delivers first iron ore production

BHP has achieved first ore at its US$3.6 billion South Flank mine in the central Pilbara, Western Australia. South Flank is an 80 Mtpa sustaining mine and will be the most technically advanced high...

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NSW investigates fatality at hard rock quarry

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of a fatal incident that occurred on 24 May 2021 at Regional Hardrock quarry near West Wyalong in NSW. A worker is reported to have sustained fatal...

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Worker seriously injured after fall from ladder

SafeWork SA has released a safety alert to highlight the dangers of working at height on ladders. On 10 April 2021, SafeWork SA received notification of a serious incident involving a worker at a...

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Incident | Man basket drops to the ground

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an underground metals mine. Two electricians were in a man basket, attached to the extended boom of a telehandler, while the...

dozer Near miss

Near miss between dozer and haul truck

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert following a haul truck and a dozer near-miss at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, a dozer operator communicated with a haul truck...

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Workplace Health & Safety Show returns in 2021

Trusted industry trailblazers and game-changing newcomers will unite at Workplace Health & Safety Show 2021, sharing the latest news and research, and showcasing the cutting edge technology...

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Put a stop to workplace violence

WorkSafe Victoria is launching a new campaign highlighting the need for employers and the community to come together to stamp out violence in the workplace. Work-related violence has a devastating...

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Worker traps leg between two steel beams

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a worker sustained a broken tibia when his leg was trapped between two steel...

Certain Caterpillar link brackets

Caterpillar link brackets | potential risk of injury

Caterpillar Hastings Deering has released an equipment safety bulletin regarding the potential risk of personal injury and/or property damage due to a failure of affected link brackets. Certain...