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Hard hats underground mine

Number of work fatalities drops across industry

Fewer mine workers died on the job nation according to a federally funded national policy agency. The total number of workplace fatalities across the resources sector fell 28.6 per cent to five...

Mining Fatality rate

Mining fatality rate falls in 2020

The number of fatalities occurring in the Australian mining sector last year has fallen with five workers killed till 18th November 2020 according to a Safe Work Australia report. In the same period...

Fortescue integrated operation centre

Fortescue TRIFR trending down

Fortescue Metals Group’s (FMG) total recordable injury frequency rate has dropped by 14 per cent in the 12 months to June 30. The iron ore major’s full year results for the 2020 financial year saw...

lost time injury mining

Are we ‘cooking the books’ on lost time injuries?

There has been a long held perception in the mining industry that lost time injury and lost time injury frequency rates fail to report the real state of safety in the industry. As many appreciate, a...

Work related fatalities affect families

Work-related fatalities and injury report released

A new report released by Safe Work Australia has shown that the number of work-related fatalities has declined across Australia however mining remains the third worst industry below Agriculture...

Deadliest Year in a Decade for Australian Mining

Between 2010-2013 statistics showed that safety within the mining industry was improving, with the recorded number of fatalities remaining low when compared to the years prior. However, a spike of...

AMSJ April 2022