AMSJ » Queensland Government » Page 3

Tag - Queensland Government

Queensland Parliament creates new mine safety authority

The Queensland Parliament has approved the creation of a new mine safety authority today. The move comes following a spate of deaths and a hundred of high potential incidents in the Queensland mining...

Queensland mining safety legsilation

Queensland mining safety bill may weaken safety culture

The Queensland Government’s push for changes to mining safety legislation has come under fire from big miners, individuals and a range of leading organisations that will be responsible for applying...

lost time injury mining

Are we ‘cooking the books’ on lost time injuries?

There has been a long held perception in the mining industry that lost time injury and lost time injury frequency rates fail to report the real state of safety in the industry. As many appreciate, a...

report queensland mine fatalities

Report into Queensland mine fatalities underwhelms

OPINION …Like many others who have witnessed the increasing rate of fatalities in the Queensland mining industry, today I eagerly awaited the delivery of a report entitled Review of all fatal...

Brady report queensland mine safety

Miners will continue to die in Queensland

A report commissioned by the Queensland Government has confirmed that mineworkers will continue to die in Queensland at a rate of twelve every five years unless a major overhaul on safety is...

Lawyers welcome new mine safety laws

Queensland lawyers welcome new mining safety laws

Queensland lawyers have welcomed the new Queensland mine health and safety laws. Maurice Blackburn State Managing Principal Rod Hodgson has welcomed the introduction of industrial manslaughter laws...