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Comfort is the key to compliance

A worker’s hands are their most valuable asset and should be protected to the greatest extent. When it comes to hand protection at work it is important to choose the right glove for the job. Job...

Service mechanic sustained serious hand injuries when struck by radiator fan blades on a generator

Mechanic sustained serious hand injuries

The Department of Western Australia, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has released a safety alert regarding a mechanic who had serious hand injuries when serviced a generator...

PPE Programs and selection of gloves is critical

PPE | The last line of defence

PPE is clearly the last line of defence in mine safety but establishing effective systems for PPE use is critical to the success of any PPE programme. James Roughton and Nathan Crutchfield discuss...

mineworker's thumb was lacerated by a grouting pump

Mineworker’s thumb lacerated in grouting pump

A mineworker’s thumb has been lacerated by a grouting pump during grouting works at an underground mine. The NSW Regulator reported that an underground mine worker was grouting 8-metre cable...

AMSJ April 2022