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[tabs style=”boxed”][tab title=”1 Us”] United States The United States’ Safety and Health Administration announced in mid January that underground coal mining operators must install proximity detection systems on mobile...

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Time To Get Your Head In The Cloud

Jeffrey Ling explains how electronic inspection and safety compliance management is transforming the mining industry. Safety management in any industry can quickly lead to stacks of paperwork...

Breath Test For Drugs One Step Closer

A team of researchers in Sweden claim to have developed a reliable test that can detect drugs in a person’s system through a sample of their exhaled breath. A majority of mines in Australia currently...

Drilling Down An Accident Investigation

The following case study is an extract of an investigation report prepared by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit: “Investigation into a serious drill rig incident at Ashton Coal Mine on 12 August...

Workers' Memorial Day Commemorated On April 28

Workers’ Memorial Day Commemorated On April 28

Safe Work Australia is asking all workers to spare a thought for those who have died due to a workplace incident on Tuesday 28 April for World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’...

Recovery From Whiplash Injuries Linked To Fat In Muscle

Recovery From Whiplash Injuries Linked To Fat In Muscle

Not all whiplash injuries are created equal, according to a new study conducted in the U.S. based on research conducted in Australia. Researchers from Northwestern University wanted to know why some...

Easter for FIFO Families

FIFO Families Annual Easter Event

The Easter break is only a day away and while for many it is a welcomed break, for others – like FIFO, DIDO and other remote workers – it unfortunately doesn’t promise a few good...