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Government strategy to drive resources jobs

WA new agreement streamlines services

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) and the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) have reviewed and consolidated their administrative...

Service mechanic sustained serious hand injuries when struck by radiator fan blades on a generator

Mechanic sustained serious hand injuries

The Department of Western Australia, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has released a safety alert regarding a mechanic who had serious hand injuries when serviced a generator...

BHP Newman Western Australia.

BHP environment licences in Pilbara under review

Western Australia government has confirmed that the environmental licences of two mining sites operated by BHP in the Pilbara are under review after concerns about rising dust levels in the...

Tropical cyclone red alert

Cyclone contingency plans should be in place

With the season’s first cyclone (TC Lucas) having formed off the North-West coast, businesses throughout the State have been reminded to ensure that contingency plans have been established and are in...

early detection of silicosis

WA amendments to assist early detection of silicosis

The Western Australia Government has made an important change to the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 that will increase protections for workers exposed to respirable crystalline...

wearing mask at WA

Wearing face masks in Western Australia

To continue keeping WA safe, wearing a face mask is now mandatory in Western Australia while: at an airporttravelling on aircrafttransporting a person subject to a quarantine direction (e.g. in a...

New diesel workplace exposure standard

New diesel workplace exposure standard starts

The Western Australia Government has made an important change to the workplace exposure standards for diesel particulate matter (DPM) that applies to all Western Australian mining operations...

Royalty rebate WA

Royalty rebate for lithium miners

The WA Government announced today that it would provide temporary assistance to three lithium mineral producers in Western Australia. Galaxy Resources’ Mt Cattlin operations, Pilbara...

AMSJ April 2022