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forensics training for Pike River mine

Underground workers withdrawn from Pike River Mine

Underground workers have been withdrawn from the Pike River Mine after samples returned positive for the presence of carcinogens. Pike River Recovery Agency Chief Operating Officer Dinghy Pattinson...

welding fume cancer risk

Welding fume cancer risk warning

An industry regulator has warned mine sites over welding fume cancer risk and has advised that some mines have not adopted new standards following the reclassification of welding fume to a Group 1...

New reports on the dangers of exposure to carcinogens

Safe Work Australia has released  three new reports on the dangers of exposure to some of the most dangerous carcinogens to which workers are regularly exposed. The reports cover the following...

AMSJ April 2022