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Health Tips for a Mining Worker

If you are a part of the mining industry, then it’s essential for you to know about its perks and perils. Workers who constantly dig grounds to earn their livings can be subject to some severe...

#health&safety Ways to Boost Your Willpower

Willpower: It’s one of those things some people are born with, like thick hair or a trust fund. Right? Actually, the research suggests otherwise… Great article with Men’s Health on...

Towards 2020: Strategy for Resources Safety

Towards 2020 is the Department’s regulatory strategy covering all legislation administered by the Resources Safety Division. It is the first of a series of high-level three-year rolling strategies to...

Black lung training to upskill coal miner medicos

Doctors will require specific skills and experience in black lung to provide compulsory health checks on Queensland coal miners. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham says the...

HEMP: A healthy boost

Hemp could be on your menu in the near future as the Queensland Government has backed the proposal to approve low-THC hemp seed as a legal food substance in Australia. Minister for Health and...

Mandatory licensing for labour hire operators

Mandatory licensing of labour hire companies will be introduced in Queensland in a bid to crack-down on rogue operators who are exploiting and mistreating vulnerable workers. Announcing the scheme at...

Townsville promotes safety and return to work

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today joined rehabilitation and return to work experts at the North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo in Townsville. Ms Grace said the conference...

63 fatalities in 2016: ICMM mining safety report

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released its annual safety data report, which collates the safety data of nearly 900,000 people. The report recorded 63 fatalities in 2016...

#information session Health & Hygiene – WA mining

Do you want to know more about the Safety Regulation System Health & Hygiene Sampling system? Resources Safety is holding information sessions for the WA mining industry in Perth, Collie and...

Minesafe International 2017

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) is re-establishing the popular Minesafe International conference series in conjunction with the Chamber of Minerals and Energy and the...

World Day for Safety & Health At Work

28 April 2017 celebrates World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year, the annual international campaign hosted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), promotes the prevention of...

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