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Shift work hard on the ticker

Working long hours may get you in the good books with your employer, but recent studies have shown it has its health implications. In the mining industry, shifts are as far from a nine-to-five desk...

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Conference calls for safety management overhaul

If businesses are to prevent accidents at work they need to completely overhaul health and safety management, according to presenters at the Fluoro Conference being held in Perth. Safety...

OHS Capability Framework launched

The International Network of Safety and Health Practitioner Organisations (INSHPO) launched the Global Capability Framework for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals at the Fluoro Conference...

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WA Government “abandons” FIFO workers

The West Australian government has been accused of abandoning fly-in fly-out workers after it refused to establish the recommendations in a state inquiry into the mental health impacts of FIFO. The...

Worker injured after rubber hose failure

A worker was seriously injured when he was sprayed by anhydrous ammonia after failure of flexible rubber hose, according to a significant incident report released by the Department of Mines and...

Company Fined for Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Company fined $90,000 after mine worker injured

Process Minerals International has been fined $90,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after a worker was seriously injured in 2012. The Woodie Woodie mine process plant contractor...