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WorkSafe Victoria half-year results

Victoria’s workers compensation scheme remains financially sound with returns for the six months to 31 December 2020 in line with expectations. Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2018...

Taking action on mental health in mining

Safety Mate has launched their new BLACK DOG Cut D Glove to support the work of The Black Dog Institute and mental health in mining. Did you know that 20% of Australians will...

FIFO Mental Health is an emerging issues. Tips to improve mental health for FIFO workers

FIFO mental health

“Mental health issues are a growing problem for Australians, and indeed, Western society. According to a study by Price Waterhouse Coopers, untreated mental health conditions cost Australian...

Miners make mates’ mental health a priority

Miners make mates’ mental health a priority

Mining workers are being trained to check in on their mates if they suspect mental ill-health, as COVID-19 disruptions to employment and social routines increase pressure on Australians. Amid an...

FIFO mental health

FIFO rosters taking toll on miners

New FIFO rosters are reportedly taking their toll on Western Australian miners according to researchers from Curtin University. As the mining industry moved to roster changes in the wake of COVID-19...