- Anglo American
- Artificial Intelligence
- Bolle safety
- Hummingbird Electronics
- Kal Tire
- Minerals Council of Australia
- personal protective equipment
- Prospect Awards
- Rio Tinto
- safety glasses
- Work Healthy Australia
- Managing an ageing workforce: Healthy transition to retirement
The median age of a worker in the mining industry is 40 years, so it’s important now to consider the specific needs of a workforce over 40.
- Miners sound the alarm at Victorian rescue competition
Anyone passing Yallourn mine in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley during October may have thought there were a number of serious incidents occurring with all of the chaos going on. Salomae Haselgrove explains what was really happening.
- MERC competitors do their best to prepare for the worst
As mine sites are often in remote areas, the impact of disasters like bushfires is potentially higher and help is usually a lot further away.
- Insight into the importance of eyewear
Bollé Safety national sales manager Dave Byrne speaks to Safe to Work about the importance of choosing the right safety eyewear for the right job.
- Technology made to save lives
The REDARC Group and Hummingbird Electronics combine their unique power to provide life-saving solutions.
- Mining unites in quest for water in drought-stricken land
All hands are on deck across Australia when it comes to the threats posed by drought – it is unfortunately an enduring feature of the country’s landscape.
- Evolution of the gumboot
Hiding underneath the rubber of our boots are innovative comfort and safety features, as well as patented protection systems that make them suitable for dangerous workplaces.
- How mining companies use AI, machine learning and robots
Many of us would assume that advances in robotics, automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning would have been driven by the mining industry, due to the remote mine sites, the hazardous nature of the work and the high costs of labour and transport.
- Blundstone releases boots for women
Blundstone has created a series of women’s boots that are designed to fit and protect them all day, every day.
- On-site injury prevention and management: Beyond the treatment room
Taking a proactive and preventative approach to musculoskeletal injuries on-site is proven to affect the duration of an injury.
- On track to improve mine safety
Ctrack managing director Jim McKinlay explains how telematics and data can increase vehicle safety standards.
- Water control through bulkhead design
Water control remains a fundamentally important aspect of underground coal mine design and operation worldwide.
- Drones give mining a third eye in the sky
Mining companies are turning to drones to monitor difficult to reach areas, allowing for decreased interaction with hazardous activity. Safe to Work writes. Mine sites are often located in remote areas with machinery and equipment that is controlled by operators that can be thousands of kilometres away. In contrast, it is still common for operators … Continue reading Drones give mining a third eye in the sky
- Reasonable adjustments at work: When and what to consider
Employers have an obligation to make any reasonable adjustments necessary to help a worker perform their role safely and effectively.
- Safety, expansion the key for Mitchell Services
It is a good time to be at Mitchell Services – the company has been named Epiroc Contract Miner of the Year at the 2019 Prospect Awards in the same year the brand turned 50.
- Turning used mining tyres into a resource
Kal Tire is developing a mining tyre recycling facility in Chile that could end up being an opportunity that also emerges in Australia.
- Mangoola CHPP boosts safety record with award-winning innovation
For a site that has not sustained a lost time injury in the eight years since operations started, Glencore’s Mangoola CHPP in the Hunter Valley has developed one safety innovation that stands out above all.
- Encouraging STEM participation to address climate change
With thousands of Australian students recently joining their peers from over 82 countries in pressuring world leaders to urgently address climate change, attention must now turn to how as a society we can better support their passionate pleas into future careers.
- Do you put road functionality before safety?
Mine haul roads and the management of traffic across mine site operations can present a significant risk to site personnel and visitors.
- Simplifying safety warnings for equipment operators
REDARC and Hummingbird have combined to create a ‘powerhouse wealth of knowledge’ that is being used to address common safety issues at mine sites.