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Mining safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of mining-related activities. AMSJ contains a range of highly relevant  work safety and mining safety information, articles, case studies and other information.

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Working together for health and safety through COVID-19

Safety at work affects everyone – workers, their families, businesses, and our community. October is National Safe Work Month, a time to commit to building and maintaining safe and healthy workplaces...

prevent group violence

Australia needs to prevent group violence

Dr Phillip Wadds says early intervention can challenge toxic masculinity that may have led to the recent unprovoked knife attack on a man in Pyrmont. Australia needs to challenge toxic masculinity...

Bee stinging

Indus Mining fined over bee sting death

Indus Mining Services Pty Ltd was today fined $60,000 and ordered to pay $6,000 in costs over the death of a contractor who suffered a severe allergic reaction after being stung by a bee in February...

RigScan

Making service smarter with RigScan audit technology

No mining or construction operation can exist without maintenance, but it’s a tenuous balance to strike between keeping workers safe and machines in good shape, and getting the most out of every...

Human factors in mining

Reducing incidents through human factors

Transport and heavy resource companies are spending more money and time implementing state of the art technology and innovative safety management systems; improving HR, training, risk management and...

developing safety policy

Safety policy – from compliance to desire-driven

David Provan talks about the challenges of Safety Differently in the context of developing a safety policy. David writes….As a safety professional the concepts of safety differently can be...

safety leadership is critical to ensuring reduction in injuries

Weak and Invisible Safety Leadership?

Every now and then I meet people who claim that what is needed to improve safety is ‘strong and visible safety leadership’. I sort of get what they mean with ‘visible leadership’ (that leaders can be...

safety management systems should assist management

Safety Management Systems – a different perspective

A Safety Management System is supposed to be a systematic and proactive process for managing safety risks. Having a structured approach to safety management should complement and support good...

Defining quality training is an important concept for trainers

What does quality training actually mean?

What is quality training? Many have tried to define it, but with so many variables and being open to interpretation by individuals and organisations, a common outcome is invariably difficult to...