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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...

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...

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