AMSJ » DMP

Tag - DMP

Safety and health studies need expert opinion

The Department of Mines and Petroleum have urged health and safety professionals to participate in university research studies. “Safety and health representatives make a major contribution to...

DMP officers awarded for road safety

Two Department of Mines and Petroleum Dangerous Goods Officers have been recognised by the Western Australian Police for their ongoing contribution to road safety. Principal Dangerous Goods Officers...

Inexperienced workers a factor in mine death increase

Speaking at the Department of Mines and Petroleum Mine Safety Roadshow in Geraldton on Tuesday, mine safety inspector Doug Barclay said an influx of inexperienced mine workers is partly to blame for...

safety management systems should assist management

DMP Mines Safety Roadshow kicks off this week

The eleventh annual Mines Safety Roadshow started on Tuesday in Geraldton to highlight important safety issues in Western Australia’s mining industry. Presented by the Department of Mines and...

Worker injured after rubber hose failure

A worker was seriously injured when he was sprayed by anhydrous ammonia after failure of flexible rubber hose, according to a significant incident report released by the Department of Mines and...

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...

Company Fined for Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Company fined $90,000 after mine worker injured

Process Minerals International has been fined $90,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after a worker was seriously injured in 2012. The Woodie Woodie mine process plant contractor...

Study to identify hazards in WA mining industry

A new State Government study of serious mining injuries is expected to highlight potential key indicators to preventing fatalities in the resources industry. Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion...