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Grasstree Mine wins safety innovation award

The Anglo American Grasstree underground coal mine has won the top Mining Safety Innovation Award at this years Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference with a development dust...

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Confined space access risks

Throughout Australia each and every year confined space deaths continue to occur despite concerted efforts by Government regulators, safety and engineering professionals. Unfortunately, statistics...

Near miss when pick-and-carry crane rolls over

The importance of workers being properly trained and holding necessary licences has been highlighted after a pick-and-carry crane rolled on a mine site. In November, an articulated, pick-and-carry...

Hunter Valley power station explosion injures two

Workers at a Hunter Valley power station have been offered counselling after an explosion that injured two workers last week. A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital after receiving burns to his face...

Eighty-seven work-related deaths in 2015

Safe Work Australia have released their Notifiable Fatalities June 2015 Monthly Report, revealing a total of 87 work-related deaths from January to June. The report revealed there was 15 work-related...

Shane Webcke promotes work safety

Back in 1994 Queensland Rugby league legend Shane Webcke’s career and life were put on hold after his dad was killed at work. Today, as Queensland Safety Ambassador, Shane is sharing his story in a...