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Mine safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of mining-related activities. Mine safety practice involves the implementation of recognised hazard controls and/or reduction of risks associated with mining activities to legally, socially and morally acceptable levels.

Australasian Mine Safety Journal provides the latest information, news, research, case studies on the various aspects of mine safety including:

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Safety net tightens for resources workers

Safety net tightens for resources workers

Australia’s toughest mine safety laws take effect from 1st July with executives facing up to 20 years’ jail if Queensland resources sector workers die because of their criminal negligence. Mines...

Mine Electrical Safety Association Conference

Mine Electrical Safety Conference 2020

The Mine Electrical Safety Association will hold its’ 2020 Conference at the Pullman Mecure from 1st June 2020 to 3rd June 2020 The Mine Electrical Safety Association (MESA) is celebrating the...

technology assisting workplaces to prevent injuries-min

Technology assisting workplaces to prevent injuries

A new range of connected wearable technologies may be already improving safety across the mining industry. Serious workplace injuries and illnesses cost the Australian economy an estimated $61.8...

Mine Safety Levies Western Australia

WA mine safety levy reduced

The Western Australian Government is reducing the Mines Safety Levy by 20 per cent from July 1, 2020 to provide relief to mining companies during the COVID-19 Crisis. Mines and Petroleum Minister...

Canada mine safety

Links to Canada Mine Safety organisations

Canada mine safety organisations list. Are you trying to find an organisation connected with Canadian mine safety? The list below provides relevant links to websites that work in mine safety with our...

mike Henry talking on innovation to improve safety

BHP’s Mike Henry talks up technology

Mike Henry, BHPs CEO elect has reinforced the importance of the application of mining technologies to improve the sector from a range of perspectives including mining safety. Speaking at last...

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...

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Mount Mulligan mine disaster

The Mount Mulligan mine disaster of 1921 shocked the nation and brought about badly needed changes to legislation. Mine safety professionals across the country were forced to reassess their attitude...