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THE STATE OF MINING: A 50-Year Review

Analysis of Recommendations from Mining Incident Investigative Reports A systematic analysis was conducted using ten occupational health and safety commissioned reports from Canada, New Zealand...

STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

Australian researchers have raised fresh concerns that a major shipping disaster could harm the Great Barrier Reef, with new research revealing coal dust in seawater can kill corals and slow down the...

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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...

Safety and health studies need expert opinion

The Department of Mines and Petroleum have urged health and safety professionals to participate in university research studies. “Safety and health representatives make a major contribution to...

Study shows caffeine reduces driver error

New research by Defence researchers has found caffeine marginally reduces driver drowsiness but significantly reduces driving errors. Chief Defence scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky said the study formed...

Mine workers wanted for men’s health study

Mine workers from the northern Bowen Basin are being asked to take part in a men’s health study aimed at discovering why men’s health is much poorer than women’s in the Mackay...