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A speeding haul truck has lost control according to the mining safety regulator

Haul truck speeding at 57 km/h loses control

The NSW Mining Safety regulator has released details of a haul truck speeding incident that resulted in the loss of control of a fully laden truck at a NSW mine. The incident has once again re...

safety warning signs communicate hazards

Sign of the mines | Warning signs

“The physical appearance of the safety warning may inadvertently communicate hazard severity.”  There’s much more to creating effective warnings than choosing the right colour, size...

BLOG: From deficits to possibilities

by Daniel Hummerdal, Safety Differently    There is something disturbingly negative about safety. And I believe there are three main reasons for this. The first reason is that safety is...

BLOG: Safety Audits Differently

Written by Daniel Hummerdal Safety audits have become central to safety management and governance. However, many organisations have noted that safety audits may have limited usefulness and some...

Consistent DMP environmental compliance in WA

Compliance activities carried out by Department of Mines and Petroleum environment officers have shown consistent levels of environmental compliance by Western Australian mining operators. The number...

workers injury

Considering workers’ injury cover for FIFO workers

An unintended consequence of the recent boom in fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforces attached to remote and regional mining and construction sites is confusion over the level of workers’ compensation...

Confusion Over Injury Cover For FIFO Workers

An unintended consequence of the recent boom in FIFO workforces is confusion over the level of workers’ injury cover required to ensure compliance. Whether workers FIFO, drive-in drive-out (DIDO) or...

What’s your poison

DRUG COMPLIANCE IN WA MINING Schedule 8 drugs are those drugs listed in schedule 8 of the current Poisons Standard, as defined in the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Commonwealth). In essence these are...

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