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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:

Mines Rescue

Mine Safety research


Personal protective equipment

Safety training and education

Risk Management

Safety and the environment


Christmas Creek mine put on notice over fatality

The Department of Mines and Petroleum today issued special directions ensuring that the Fortescue Metals Group tightens safety procedures following yesterday’s fatal incident at the Christmas Creek...

Fee restructure offers simpler compliance for industry

Queensland’s rapidly-growing petroleum and gas industry is being asked for its views on a new fee structure that aims to make compliance simpler, and provide a stable funding base to deliver critical...

WA Mine Safety Roadshows start next week

WA’s Resources Safetywill be conducting a series of Mines Safety Roadshows throughout the month of October. The Roadshow will visit Geraldton, the Pilbara, Bunbury, Kalgoorlie and Perth. This...

Have your say on new Qld mine safety laws

Comment is being sought from miners on proposed amendments to Queensland’s mine safety and health legislation. The proposed reforms include: an increase in the number of coal industry safety...

Serious inrush incident in NSW

An investigation report has been published for a serious inrush incident that occurred at Cadia East mine in central NSW. The inrush resulted from a build-up of water and cuttings in a blocked...

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