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MacFarlane answers questions on mine safety

On the eve of the closure of one of Queensland’s largest and most successful mine safety conference, Australasian Mine Safety Journal put some questions to the Hon Ian MacFarlane (Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council) on his...

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Grasstree Mine wins safety innovation award

The Anglo American Grasstree underground coal mine has won the top Mining Safety Innovation Award at this years Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference with a development dust...

HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FIFO CODE

An updated draft code of practice to help promote and maintain the mental health of FIFO workers in Western Australia has been released and residents of the state are being asked for the opinions...

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Mining safety legend

Frank Windridge – Australian mining safety legend shared some thoughts on his career with AMSJ this week. For those new to the industry, Frank was the Queensland Mining Warden and the author of Moura...

What To Expect Living On A Mine Site In Australia

It’s no surprise that many people are interested in joining the mining community. Salaries are as much as 60% larger than other industries, but there are a few things you should consider before...

Major Health Issues Associated With FIFO

With FIFO culture comes a range of health issues. FIFO workers work long shifts and experience isolation as they work away from their families and friends.

Interoperability the key to the future of mining

RCT believes in pushing the boundaries of the traditional ways of doing things and as a result, it has remained cutting edge since its establishment in the 1970s. In recent times the mining industry...

Update to hazardous chemical classification guide

Update to hazardous chemical classification guide Safe Work Australia has updated the national guide to classifying hazardous chemicals, providing clear, simple and practical information to help...

Monitor your own Whole Body Vibration

If you’re a mining truck driver, driver dozer or loader operator and you think that whole body vibration is an issue in your vehicle, you can now take some of your measurements through a simple...

Video: NZ Alert: Chief Executive’s presentations

Presentations given by NZ Chief Executive Nicole Rosie, talking about health and safety at various events around the country. Source: Minex Safeguard Conference presentation 30 May 2018 Worksafe NZ...

AMSJ Spring 2018