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Notices Issued For Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Proposed changes to Australian Dangerous Goods Code

The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released proposed improvements to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail. Chief executive Paul Retter said the...

Three new cases of black lung confirmed

Three cases of black lung have been confirmed in as many days taking the total number of confirmed cases to 10. A 55-year-old underground coal mine worker was confirmed to have the deadly lung...

Workers exposed to lead and mercury at NSW mine

Workers may have been exposed to hazardous chemicals such as lead and mercury while extracting gold at the Manuka Silver Mine, south of Cobar, NSW. The NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit reported...

Four injured in Rio Tinto rollover

Four workers work injured in a light vehicle rollover at Rio Tinto’s Greater Paraburdoo mine on Saturday morning. The incident comes just a week after the death of 32-year-old Lee Buzzard, who...

FIFO partners more likely to be depressed, study says

Partners of fly-in fly-out workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of...

Abducted workers from Nigeria released

The seven workers taken hostage from a Nigerian work site last week have been released. Three Australians and two New Zealanders were among the seven mine workers who were kidnapped from Macmahon...

Worker killed at Pilbara mine

A 32-year-old worker has been killed at a Rio Tinto mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The Department of Mines and Petroleum confirmed the maintenance worker died at the Channar iron...

Speed Radar

Speeding On-Sites Still An Issue

The hazards of speeding on mining and energy sites across Australians has been well documented and investigated over many years however, according to many site based HSE Officers, the problem still...

Infographic: The state of coal

Emil Jeyaratnam, The Conversation; James Whitmore, The Conversation; Reema Rattan, The Conversation, and Wes Mountain, The Conversation As the world moves to combat climate change, it’s increasingly...

Anti-CSG group challenges well expansion in Queensland

The Western Downs Alliance has commenced legal proceedings against the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s approval of 6100 CSG wells in Queensland. The Santos GLNG Gas Field Development...

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