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CMM reports 2020 safety performance of its members

ICMM publishes 2020 safety performance data of members

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released a report that benchmarks the 2020 safety performance of its members. ICMM members have an unwavering commitment to the health and...

reckless conduct put a company director behind bars

Company director jailed for death of worker in WA

A prison sentence recently handed down to a company director in the Magistrates Court serves as a timely reminder that regulators are willing to seek, and courts are increasingly willing to impose...

Long work hours linked to CVD

Working long hours—particularly 46 hours per week or more—may increase the long-term risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events such as heart attack, reports a study in the March Journal of...

BLOG: Safety Audits Differently

Written by Daniel Hummerdal Safety audits have become central to safety management and governance. However, many organisations have noted that safety audits may have limited usefulness and some...

OHS Capability Framework launched

The International Network of Safety and Health Practitioner Organisations (INSHPO) launched the Global Capability Framework for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals at the Fluoro Conference...

Professor Sidney Dekker

Q&A with Professor Sidney Dekker

SAFETY DIFFERENTLY Professor, author and pilot Sidney Dekker talks safety from 30,000ft, “overparenting” in the mining industry, and how one Australian mine has scrapped all safety procedures in a...

Safety and health studies need expert opinion

The Department of Mines and Petroleum have urged health and safety professionals to participate in university research studies. “Safety and health representatives make a major contribution to...

Study links increased injury claims to heat

A new study by the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health has linked data from worker compensation claims with temperature records. The research found there was an association between...