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Driver fatigue presentations at Moranbah mines

Driver fatigue presentations at Moranbah mines

On Monday, March 8, Sergeant Nigel Dalton from the Mackay Crime Prevention Unit came out to Moranbah to give a presentation on driver fatigue to a group of apprentices at Goonyella Riverside Mine...

loader operator drove over

Loader operator drove over the edge of stope

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a loader incident at an underground metal mine that caused the operator sustained injuries. According to the report, an operator sustained serious injuries...

Drowsy Drivers

Drowsy drivers cause accidents

Driving while sleep-deprived has reached worrying levels in Australia, with 20 per cent of respondents to a new survey admitting they have fallen asleep at the wheel at least once. Of those, 5 per...

Study shows caffeine reduces driver error

New research by Defence researchers has found caffeine marginally reduces driver drowsiness but significantly reduces driving errors. Chief Defence scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky said the study formed...

AMSJ April 2022