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Workplace Safety low hanging fruit

Beyond the low hanging fruit in workplace safety

OPINION Dave Whitefield writes ….Now, I’m going to drastically oversimplify workplace safety here, but essentially I would like to put forward a case. To achieve great safety outcomes we only...

Curtin Kalgoorlie University School of mines

A global education in the heart of the goldfields

Curtin Kalgoorlie is a global leader in mining education, putting students in the heart of Western Australia’s historic mining region. Discover some of our latest achievements.  Second place...

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...

Training and assessment software solution provided by TUTIS

Training and assessment software solutions

For many mining organisations and their service providers Skillset, Assessment and Authorisation management is a wild problem. By having the right training and assessment software solution...

Centre of excellence Mackay

Resources Centre of Excellence for Mackay

The Mackay region will soon be home to a resources centre of excellence that will facilitate mining industry research, training and collaboration in the region. As part of the development, the site...

safety leadership is critical to ensuring reduction in injuries

Weak and Invisible Safety Leadership?

Every now and then I meet people who claim that what is needed to improve safety is ‘strong and visible safety leadership’. I sort of get what they mean with ‘visible leadership’ (that leaders can be...

automation qualification - certificate ii in autonomous workplace

Automation qualification

A new automation qualification for the mining and resources industry has been established through a co-operative agreement between Rio Tinto and WA TAFE. The Certificate II in Autonomous Workplace...

Defining quality training is an important concept for trainers

What does quality training actually mean?

What is quality training? Many have tried to define it, but with so many variables and being open to interpretation by individuals and organisations, a common outcome is invariably difficult to...

training programs for mining require fresh methods

Keep It Fresh | Keeping training programs engaging

In an industry transitioning, time and money for employee training programs will always be tight. As such, training departments striving to meet business objectives efficiently are constantly looking...