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hazard management in the mining industry helps control critical risks

Hazard Management

Hazard management in mining is fundamental to the safe operation of a mine. Despite a higher than average percentage of workers in the mining sector undertaking formal occupational health and safety...

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Mining hazard identification challenge

How good are you at identifying a mining hazard? Mining safety researchers from the USA based National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health have developed an online assessment to test your...

Surface mining hazards include Worker slips trips and fall

Types of surface hazards in mining

Surface mining hazards are something for all mine workers keep a look out for.  By identifying hazards and controlling surface mining hazards appropriately, we can all work together to help reduce...

Report into roof bolting machine hazards released

A special report into mobile roof bolting machine hazards has been released following the injury and subsequent death of a mine worker in 2008. On the 24 July 2008, a coal miner working at Myuna...