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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.

Wongawilli Colliery death investigation report

Fatality on surface of underground coal mine at Wongawilli Colliery on 1 June 2017 Overview On 1 June 2017, a worker, aged 48, and contractors were conducting soil sampling and clean-up works around...

Safety from heights

Falling Objects Injure on Average 15 Workers Per Day* It’s the highest cause for worker related fatality.   Statistics from SafeWork Australia* confirm that falling objects in the workplace are...

People warned of falling risks at opal mine shafts

NSW – Resources Regulator Three recent incidents have generated significant concern regarding the implementation and use of safe systems of work associated with accessing and egressing from...

Brenniston National Workplace Safety Survey

On a mission to make Australian workplaces safer, Creative Director of Brenniston, Pia Abrahams has launched the Brenniston National Workplace Safety Survey. The first statistics to be released...

Worker killed by pressurised gas hose

In May 2018, a worker received severe head injuries while removing a hose from a 100 tonne pressure vessel. Initial inquiries indicate the worker was bleeding the vessel when he was struck on the...

Renewing pride in the mining industry

The mining community needs to educate, communicate and collaborate across the entire ecosystem of government, educators, the community, employees, customers, shareholders and other stakeholders in...