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Amber Lilley

‘Raging’ mine worker accused of sexual harassment

Authorities are investigating whether a resources employee behaved inappropriately towards an industry commentator. The Western Australia Police Force wants to know why a mine worker allegedly told a...

Highwall fall

Worker plunges to death from highwall

A mining contractor suffered a fatal fall from the top of unexcavated overburden. An equipment operator recently plunged to his death from the top of a highwall at an undisclosed mine site...

Pile wood accident

Employee dies from airborne shrapnel

Building material shattered and fatally struck a worker who was inside a structure several metres away. A team leader died from shrapnel that became airborne and penetrated a storage shelter he was...

Apparel Made Using Recycled Plastic Bottles

How do we best care for our world, particularly its people, environment, and climate? This is one of the most important and pressing issues of our age.As a socially responsible company, Blackwoods...

GreenTek

GreenTek™ Environmentally Conscious Gloves

Innovation is something Safety Mate prides themselves in. They are excited to be launching their latest range of gloves from NXG™. The GreenTek™ environmentally conscious range of gloves are...

Underground rock fall

Rockfall hospitalises mine worker despite wearing PPE

Headwear likely prevented an underground fatality but one employee still required urgent medical attention. A blasting worker recently became hospitalised after multiple rocks fell about 3.5 metres...

Gloves now with touchscreen capability

Maximising comfort is always a top priority for the Safety Mate team. There’s no point in developing a superior safety product that doesn’t consider worker’s comfort. It’s counter-productive and can...

mine workers

Cut and impact resistant gloves

Do you know that impact and cut injuries are the two biggest serious hand injuries that occur in the workplace? This is especially prevalent in the construction, mining and oil & gas industries...

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Taking action for mental health

Safety Mate has launched their new Black Dog Stream EVO safety glasses to support the work of the Black Dog Institute Did you know that 20% of Australians will experience symptoms of mental illness...

AMSJ April 2022