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Safety Management Systems – a different perspective

A Safety Management System is supposed to be a systematic and proactive process for managing safety risks. Having a structured approach to safety management should complement and support good...

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Beaconsfield miners rescued | Time marches on

Brant Webb and Todd Russell stepped outside of the Beaconsfield mine and clocked off after two weeks trapped underground. The Beaconsfield mines rescue is a defining moment in mining safety in...

procedures for safely removing PPE like safety glasses, goggles, coveralls, respirators

Procedures and sequence for safely removing PPE

Incorrect procedures for donning or doffing personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses/goggles, respirators, coveralls and safety gloves can cause exposure to hazardous materials...

Mining Safety – Common Dangers To Protect Yourself

Guest post by Drew Bishop Living in today’s modern time has been a blessing in more ways than one. Technology is currently ruling society to the highest degree, but there are a number of...

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Safe Work Australia and Mining

Last year 191 Australians lost their lives as a result of their employment and a further 106,000 made claims for serious injuries says Safe Work Australia. October is National Safe Work Month, and...

procedures for safely removing PPE like safety glasses, goggles, coveralls, respirators

The Why and How of Critical Risk Management

Critical Risks focus on the prevention of serious injuries and fatalities and in some cases can include other unwanted material events (UME’s) relating to significant financial loss or business...