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Ventilation in Indoor Workplaces Factsheet

A new fact sheet on Improving ventilation in indoor workplaces – COVID-19 has been developed by Safe Work Australia. The fact sheet highlights three steps that will help to reduce the risk of COVID...

Queensland mines inspectors to start in the next weeks

National COVID-19 safe workplace principles

Recognising that the COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency, that all actions in respect of COVID-19 should be founded in expert health advice and that the following principles operate...

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Hazard Management

Hazard management in mining is fundamental to the safe operation of a mine. Despite a higher than average percentage of workers in the mining sector undertaking formal occupational health and safety...

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Bullying, burnout in line for change among FIFO workers

Rates of psychological distress, workplace bullying and burnout are significantly higher among fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers than their non-FIFO counterparts, one of Australia’s most comprehensive...

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Grasstree Mine wins safety innovation award

The Anglo American Grasstree underground coal mine has won the top Mining Safety Innovation Award at this years Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference with a development dust...

OPINION: What irks me about safety eyewear

When it comes to choosing safety eyewear there’s a so much in the market. Apart from the obvious compliance with the range of relevant standards like AS 1337, there is a range of important...

Rehabilitation work begins at WA abandoned mines

Rehabilitation site works started last week on the Black Diamond pit lake located within the Allanson town site boundary, approximately 5km west of Collie. The site is the first of four pilots to be...

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Quarry Worker Dies After Dump Truck Rollover

A man has been killed this morning after a truck rollover at a Melbourne quarry. Police and emergency services were called to the quarry, located in Plumpton at the intersection of Leakes Road and...

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