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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.

BHP Fatality Elimination Program

Next Steps Towards Fatality Elimination

BHP, in partnership with Austmine, is pleased to launch the Next Steps Towards Fatality Elimination Program to the Australian METS sector. This program builds upon and aligns with our current...

National-Safe-Work-Month

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...

cultural safety why do we continue doing the death knock before we improve safety

Cultural Safety | Why do we have to do the Death-Knock?

Spotlight on cultural safety | There is that awful rapping of the knuckles on the door. It usually has to be repeated 2-3 times; the manager always seems to knock ever so quietly. Why do you think...