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Blue light | an emerging issue for workers

In recent times workers, particularly those that are desk-bound,  have become increasingly attentive to the influence and effects of blue light pollution and eye safety. Evidence points to a range of...

Drilling company DDH1 Acquires Equity in Ranger

Drilling company DDH1 Holdings Pty Ltd (“DDH1”) is pleased to announce that Ranger Drilling (“Ranger”), has joined the DDH1 group of companies, effectively immediately. The group now consists of...

hazard management in mining is fundamental to success

Hazard Management

Hazard management in mining is fundamental to safe operations. Despite a higher than average percentage of workers in the mining sector undertaking formal OH& S training, the industry still...

selecting work boots

Best work boots | A guide to selecting work boots

If you’re trying to find the best work boots for the job it can be a daunting task. There are literally hundreds of different models on the market to choose from and many offer a range of...

procedures for safely removing PPE like safety glasses, goggles, coveralls, respirators

Procedures and sequence for safely removing PPE

Incorrect procedures for donning or doffing personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses/goggles, respirators, coveralls and safety gloves can cause exposure to hazardous materials...

landholder compensation agreements

Landholder compensation law reforms tips scales

Queensland landholders can be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses incurred in negotiating conduct and compensation agreements with a resource company – as of April 19th – regardless of...

jade mine disaster myanmar

50 believed to be dead in Myanmar mine mudslide

50 mine workers are believed to have died following a mudslide at a jade mine in the northern part of Myanmar. An MP from the region has told media sources that more than “50 people are...