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Mining safety regulation changes from 2020

Mining safety regulatory changes for 2020

New mining safety regulation changes are set across some jurisdictions commencing from early January 2020. New South Wales In New South Wales the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites)...

WA proposed safety regulations call for action

Western Australia seeks feedback on safety reforms

The Western Australian Government is seeking feedback on proposed safety reforms including the Work Health & Safety (Mines) Regulations. Public comment on the proposed regulations will close on...

work health and safety award western australia

Work health and safety award winners

The eight winners of the inaugural Western Australian Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards 2019 were announced at Optus Stadium this morning. They include: Work health and safety invention of the...

Damaged roads in Western Australia cost BHP a $50K fine

Flood damaged road costs BHP $50K fine

A flood-damaged road in the Pilbara has cost BHP a $50K fine after a road train driver sustained back injuries in 2016. The fine resulted from the lack of warning for road users regarding the...

A truck driver died after his 110 tonne haul truck plummeted off a cliff

Report released on haul truck fatality

The Western Australian mining safety regulator has released a report into a haul truck fatality at a Western Australian quarry. According to the WA Regulator, Andrew Herd died on 20 June 2019 when...

truck rolls from bench in quarry highlighting quarry safety concerns

Man dies as truck rolls from bench

A quarry work has died following a horrific accident at a Perth quarry when his truck has rolled from a bench yesterday morning. Western Australian Police have confirmed that the man in his 40s has...

mobile plant accident scene

WA Regulator drops charges in mobile plant accident

The WA Department of Justice (State Solicitor) has dropped charges against a drilling company for a mobile plant accident where a drilling offsider was run over by a tracked vehicle on a salt lake in...