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Deadliest Year in a Decade for Australian Mining

Between 2010-2013 statistics showed that safety within the mining industry was improving, with the recorded number of fatalities remaining low when compared to the years prior. However, a spike of...

Safety Auditors Laughed At By Roy Hill Workers

Safety inspectors were laughed at by Roy Hill mine project workers after raising safety concerns during an audit, according to documents from the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP). The audit...

Grants now open for work health and safety innovators

South Australian researchers as well as work health and safety innovators can now apply for SafeWork SA’s WHS Commissioned Research and Innovation Practice Grants to reverse the trend of work-related...

Calls for new FIFO workers to have ‘induction period’

A speaker at the WA Government’s inquiry into mental health impacts of FIFO work has called for new workers to go through an ‘induction period’ to gauge their suitability for the FIFO lifestyle. FIFO...

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