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Mining and safety are inextricably linked to the protection of workers in the mining environment. Mining practices have been known to claim the lives of mine workers for hundreds of years. By applying effective hazard control mining and safety can be linked positively.

Government response to Respect@Work sends strong message

Government response to Respect@Work sends strong message

The Morrison Government’s response to Respect@Work report sends a strong message that sexual harassment will not be tolerated in the workplace. The amendments proposed to the Sex Discrimination Act...

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Can we make Working at Height Safer?

Working at height remains one of the greatest causes of fatalities and major injuries on Australian worksites, with many workers finding themselves in positions where they are expected to work at...

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RESOURCES TRAINING COUNCIL CONFERENCE 2020

The Resources and Training Council Conference and exhibition event will be a highlight of the Australian resources industry calendar. The 5th Resources Training Council Conference on “Driving Quality...

Human factors in mining

Reducing incidents through human factors

Transport and heavy resource companies are spending more money and time implementing state of the art technology and innovative safety management systems; improving HR, training, risk management and...

hazard management in the mining industry helps control critical risks

Hazard Management

Hazard management in mining is fundamental to the safe operation of a mine. Despite a higher than average percentage of workers in the mining sector undertaking formal occupational health and safety...

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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...

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Gold Road responds to Australia’s mental health concerns

Almost 100 per cent of Gold Road Resources’ leaders and 80 per cent of its employees have been certified in mental health first aid. Gold Road has been recognised with gold accreditation from Mental...

World Mental Health Day

Today marks World Mental Health Day, a day created to shed a more positive light on mental health and to address the fact that one in five Australian are affected by mental illness.   We sat...

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...