AMSJ » QUEENSLAND » Page 3

Tag - QUEENSLAND

mine safety complaints

Safety-related complaints increase in Queensland

Mining safety complaints to the mining safety regulator have risen substantially in Queensland according to the Minister responsible for Mining Safety, Dr Anthony Lynham. Dr Lynham said today that...

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...

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...

electrical licensing disciplinary action

Electrical licensing disciplinary actions

The Queensland Electrical Safety committee has instituted a range of electrical licensing disciplinary procedures on seven electricians for failing to manage a range of safety related actions at...

four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Queensland Fatal Mining Accidents 2019/20

2019 was a horrific year of fatal mining accidents for the Queensland mining industry. There has been a range of fatal accidents as well as a plethora of high potential incidents that have left mine...

queensland mine safety

Queensland Mine Safety Information and Links

Are you struggling to find the latest links and information on mining safety in Queensland? We have assembled a range of links to the latest Queensland coal mining safety and health act, Queensland...

Mineworker fatality at Carborough Downs coal mine

Mineworker fatal incident at Carborough Downs

BREAKING A mineworker has died overnight at the Fitzroy Resources Carborough Downs coal mine near Moranbah in Queensland. Reports say that the mineworker received fatal injuries in an incident at 11...

mining training

Better Training, Better Outcomes

There is no doubt that mining is a dangerous occupation. In centuries past, the risk of death and serious injury was a very real possibility for mine workers whether they were extracting coal, metal...

procedures for safely removing PPE like safety glasses, goggles, coveralls, respirators

Procedures and sequence for safely removing PPE

Incorrect procedures for donning or doffing personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses/goggles, respirators, coveralls and safety gloves can cause exposure to hazardous materials...

AMSJ April 2022