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Slip into something less comfortable

Mining ergonomics expert, Robin Burgess-Limerick, discusses how to prevent slips, trips and falls during mining equipment access and egress. Access to, and egress from, mining equipment is an...

Black Lung

Inquiry hears horrors of black lung disease

A North American expert in black lung has revealed at an inquiry the deadly disease is still killing Queensland coal miners even though authorities thought it was non-existent. United States black...

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BLACK LUNG: Eight cases confirmed

An eighth case of Black Lung disease has been publicly confirmed today, making it the second coal miner in less than a week to be diagnosed with the deadly disease. The contract worker, who has asked...

As many as 12 miners could have black lung, union says

A seventh case of Black Lung disease has been announced this week, with confirmation coming that the latest case is a 55-year-old miner with a long history working in Queensland coal mines. CFMEU...

BREAKING: Seventh coal miner diagnosed with black lung

Another Queensland coal worker has been diagnosed with coal worker’s pneumoconiosis, bringing the number of confirmed cases to seven. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham told...

Return of the black lung to face Senate inquiry

A Senate inquiry into the return of the deadly black lung disease has been announced this week. Six Queensland coal miners have been diagnosed with coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, or black lung...

Black Lung sees Central Queensland miners walk off site

The return of the deadly Black Lung disease has seen Central Queensland mine workers walk off site as concerns for their health arise. Four Queensland miners, including two employed at Vale’s...

AMSJ April 2022