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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.

Safety from heights

Falling Objects Injure on Average 15 Workers Per Day* It’s the highest cause for worker related fatality.   Statistics from SafeWork Australia* confirm that falling objects in the workplace are...

People warned of falling risks at opal mine shafts

NSW – Resources Regulator Three recent incidents have generated significant concern regarding the implementation and use of safe systems of work associated with accessing and egressing from...

Brenniston National Workplace Safety Survey

On a mission to make Australian workplaces safer, Creative Director of Brenniston, Pia Abrahams has launched the Brenniston National Workplace Safety Survey. The first statistics to be released...

Worker killed by pressurised gas hose

In May 2018, a worker received severe head injuries while removing a hose from a 100 tonne pressure vessel. Initial inquiries indicate the worker was bleeding the vessel when he was struck on the...

Renewing pride in the mining industry

The mining community needs to educate, communicate and collaborate across the entire ecosystem of government, educators, the community, employees, customers, shareholders and other stakeholders in...

jobs Western Australia

Resurgent resources boosting jobs in Queensland

Queensland’s resources sector is powering jobs growth across the State with mines re-opening, exploration surging and exports rising said the Queensland Resources Council (QRC). QRC Chief Executive...

Drilling safety - know the drill

NSW Resources Regulator’s new compliance priorities

The latest NSW Resources Regulator’s Compliance Priorities report follows on from the January to June 2018 report by outlining revised key priorities identified as areas of concern. These updated...