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Mining 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. Mining 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.

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fingers injury

Worker crushes fingers in roof bolted

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that a worker received crush injuries to two fingers when the hand was caught in a pinch point while operating a roof bolting rig. The worker was...

BHP Olympic Dam

BHP Olympic Dam maintenance support by Boom Logistics

Boom Logistics Limited (ASX:BOL), today (6 May 2021) announced that it has been awarded a new contract at BHP Olympic Dam to support a major smelter shutdown project commencing in August 2021. BHP’s...

Transition to GHS 7 - webinar

Choose the right equipment for the chemical

SafeWork South Australia is reminding businesses who handle chemicals in the workplace to ensure that their equipment is compatible with the substances being handled. In January 2021, a worker was...

coal mine worker injury

Incident involving super large bore inflator adaptors

Queensland Mines Inspectorate has released a worker who has injured at a coal mine. On 25 August 2020 a Coal Mine Worker (CMW) was deflating an ultra-class rear dump truck tyre using a super large...

rio tinto tailings facilities

Rio Tinto updates details of global tailings facilities

Rio Tinto released updated information in relation to its global tailings facilities to align with the requirements of the Global Industry Standard for Tailings Management (GISTM) released in August...

hydraulic injection

Potential hydraulic injection for worker

MinEX NZ has released a safety alert regarding a potential hydraulic injection injury. A mobile plant operator and a fellow worker were in the process of starting the plant when a small oil leak was...

Anglo American Grosvenor Mine

Mine re-entry process commences at Grosvenor

Today (22 April 2021) a team from Grosvenor Mine commenced a re-entry process to the underground workings of the mine, following approval from Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ). CEO of...