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Creeping Fatigue

Mental health tips for your days off

Because of the remote locations of most mine sites, it makes it very difficult to drive home after work, and FIFO jobs will have you onsite away from your family and friends for weeks on end. One of...

Miner Death: Yandicoogina mine worker in Pilbara

Rio Tinto has confirmed the death of a man in his early 50s at their Pilbara mine site in Western Australia. The worker died at its Yandicoogina iron ore mine, following a serious incident at the...

New notice to improve self-clearing defects

The NHVR will introduce a new self-clearing defect notice for heavy vehicle defects that do not pose a safety risk. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the new category of defect notice would be available...

How to get an entry level job in the mining industry

One of the hardest industries to get into with little or no experience in Australia is mining. If you’ve been wondering how to get into the industry with no experience, we’ve got a few pointers for...

Nominations Closing: National Safety Awards

With less than a week remaining before nominations close, don’t miss out on nominating the heroes within your organisation who are making a positive difference to your health, safety and...

01 - Oliver's-Bootery

AMSJ’s Top Tips for Choosing Good Mining Boots

When it comes down to being onsite for long shifts, one thing that can really make or break your day are your boots. Choosing the right boots is probably more important than eating healthy, because...

WorkCover benefits package

The Palaszczuk Government is driving down the cost of doing business for employers through WorkCover Queensland’s premium and benefits package.

Stronger Workers’ Comp for black lung

The Palaszczuk Government is seeking stronger workers’ compensation protections for workers with black lung and associated dust diseases. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace introduced the...

New Chairperson for Safety and Health

The McGowan Labor Government has welcomed Stephanie Mayman as the new Chairperson for the Commission for Occupational Safety and Health. Ms Mayman has a wealth of experience in the health and safety...

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