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Safety reset

Mine safety still fails to achieve targets

Whilst welcoming the reduction in fatalities and serious accidents in Queensland’s mines, Member for Burdekin, Dale Last, said the most recent annual performance report for Resources Safety and...

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Another mineworker diagnosed with pneumoconiosis

The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed that a 61-year-old mineworker with about 41 years’ coal mining experience has been diagnosed with coal workers’ pneumoconiosis after working across a range...

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Dusting off the truth for miners

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dale Last, has called on the Palaszczuk government to publicly release records from cabinet and other government entities that detail the...

Health surveillance of mine workers should include respiratory health assessments

Regular health surveillance screening

A mining safety regulator has urged current, former and retired mine workers to conduct regular health surveillance screening following an investigation into a former coal mine worker being diagnosed...

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Workplace exposure standards coal dust | Changes flagged

Amendments to workplace exposure standards for coal dust have been flagged in the latest call for submissions by Safework Australia. Safework Australia is seeking feedback on suggested new values...

AMSJ April 2022