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Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

An inquiry was launched yesterday into safety and fairness issues concerning road transport drivers in the waste management industry. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal will conduct the inquiry as...

Bushfire Implications For Mining In WA

As a bushfire WATCH and ACT alert remains current for residents of eastern Baldivis in the City of Rockingham in Western Australia, the state’s Department of Mines and Petroleum has reissued...

Fatality at Olympic Dam mine Crushed to Death at Grasstree Mine

Fatality at Olympic Dam mine

South Australian media are reporting a mine worker has been killed at the underground mine section of Olympic Dam. The Adelaide Advertiser reports that police were called to the Roxby Downs site this...

Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

An inquiry was launched earlier this week into safety and fairness issues concerning road transport drivers in the waste management industry. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) will conduct...

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Nutrition: Food for thought

Working in the mining industry presents a unique set of challenges for maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle. Following is Bill’s* story, a true example of the challenges commonly faced: Bill is a...

Survey Highlights Poor Awareness Of Effects of Smoking

Survey Highlights Poor Awareness Of Effects of Smoking

A new survey by the Cancer Council WA has revealed that less than a quarter of participants could name more than two cancers caused by smoking. The survey also found that people who smoked were the...

28 Work-Related Fatalities in a Month

This figure represents a worrying 50 per cent increase on the previous month’s figures. It’s also the highest number of monthly-recorded fatalities for nearly three years, since Safe Work Australia...

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