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Technology assisting workplaces to prevent injuries

A new range of connected wearable technologies may be already improving safety across the mining industry. Serious workplace injuries and illnesses cost the Australian economy an estimated $61.8...

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...


An e-cigarette devices incident at mine site

On 11th January 2021, the Government of Western Australia, Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety received a report of an incident at a mine site where an electronic cigarette (vape)...

COVID-19 Vaccine National WHS guidance released

COVID-19 Vaccine National WHS guidance released

Safe Work Australia has released work health safety guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations and the workplace in readiness for Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout strategy commencing Monday, 22 February...

Rockfall injures jumbo operator

Rockfall injures jumbo operator

Queensland Mineral Mines & Quarries Inspectorate has published a rockfall incident that caused a jumbo operator suffered a serious injury (broken rib). According to the report, The jumbo operator...

A worker was blasted in the face by compressed air

Worker face injuries by compressed air

The NSW Resources Regulator has published an incident that caused a worker’s face injury at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a worker was blasted in the face by compressed air...