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Fatality at Telfer mine in the Pilbara

A worker has been crushed to death at Newcrest’s Telfer gold and copper mine in the Pilbara, WA. The accident happened yesterday morning around 9.30am and is believed to have occurred near a...

WA mine safety awards open for nominations

WA’s Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) is calling for nominations in their annual Safety and Health Innovation Awards. The Awards recognise individuals, teams and companies who have...

WA’s releases Resources Safety report card

WA’s Resources Safety has produced a nifty little poster summing up the State’s Safety Performance for 2011-12.
Lots of great, easy to understand, stats and figures. Check it out:

Barrick Kanowna wins underground emergency competition

Barrick Kanowna has taken out the CME Underground Mine Emergency Response Competition held last weekend at KCGM’s Mt Charlotte site in Kalgoorlie-Boulder in WA. 12 teams  were each tasked with...

Lung cancer in WA miners research gets funding boost

Research to determine the risk of lung cancer among West Australian miners and a study that compares the long-term health outcomes of naltrexone implants with other therapies are among projects to...

How the west was won

In his role as Safety Executive Director at Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) Resources Safety, Simon Ridge is the man at the helm of a program to reform and develop safety...

Crack down on fuel tankers across the country

In light of the recent fuel tanker crash in New South Wales, Dangerous Goods Officers from WA’s Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) spent yesterday in Kwinana inspecting similar trucks. The...

49% of mine site deaths in WA are first year employees

WA’s chief resources safety regulator sent a strong warning to industry workers and companies at the 2013 Mines Safety Roadshow in Geraldton on Monday, following its study into 13 years of WA...

AMSJ April 2022