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...

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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...

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BMA restarts Saraji operations after the tragic incident

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has slowly resumed its operations at the Saraji coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland following a tragic incident last week. A 49 year-old dozer and dragline...

Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health Kate Dupreez

Queensland Commissioner for mine safety and health

Queensland’s newest Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health is no stranger to mining, with more than a decade of hands-on industry experience. Kate du Preez spoke to AMSJ in April 2018 and outlined...

AMSJ Winter 2021 MREC