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Health and Safety (H&S), often referred to as Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) involves the assessment and mitigation of risks that may impact the health, safety or welfare of those in your workplace. AMSJ contains a range of news information, research, case studies on the various aspects of health and safety as it relates to mining.

Soft tissue

Soft tissue health a top priority for reducing LTIs

A physical trainer, noted for helping FIFO workers with fitness and weight reduction plans, believes soft tissue health is the “key focus” to reducing total recorded injury frequency rates (TRIFR)...

safety partnership

Queensland forms mine safety partnership with India

The Queensland Government and the Government of India have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop mine safety management plans. The MoU was approved last week by a union...

safe mining environment

Integrating contractors into a safe mining environment

A safe mining operation goes a long way towards also making it a sustainable one. Sustainability was a hot topic at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne this year...

Dust diseases

New dust diseases clinic opened on Pitt Street

A dust diseases clinic has opened on Pitt Street, Sydney to provide medical access for New South Wales workers impacted by exposure to hazardous materials such as asbestos and silica. The clinic’s...

cfmmeu charged

CFMMEU Face Alleged Cartel Charges

The boss of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) and the union itself have been charged with criminal cartel conduct. The charges come after an investigation by the...

OPINION: What irks me about safety eyewear

When it comes to choosing safety eyewear there’s a so much in the market. Apart from the obvious compliance with the range of relevant standards like AS 1337, there is a range of important...

New FIFO law benefits regional communities

The Palaszczuk Government yesterday delivered on its election commitment to legislate against 100 per cent fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforces on large resource projects near regional communities...