- Anglo American
- conveyor belt
- dropped objects
- Kal Tire
- lung disease
- New South Wales
- Nivek Industries
- personal protective equipment
- pike river
- Rio Tinto
- Safety Mate
- Safe Work
- Tracked elevating device
- Western Australia
- working at heights
- Thermal event: FISCA extinguishes fire risk
FISCA fire inspector Chris Hughes explains some of the fire risks that mine sites encounter and how to prevent them.
- The fight against black lung and all occupational lung disease
There’s a way to avoid being harmed by mine dust including crystalline silica on the east coast and asbestos fibres on the west coast. Breathesafe director Nicholas Johnstone tells Safe to Work about the solution.
- Compressed air for safe and accurate mining applications
Pulford Air and Gas tells Safe To Work about what is causing the rise in demand for the Nitroplus range in mining and other industries in Australia.
- Train to engage
White Dog International director Wesley Dobbin tells Safe to Work how he caters his training programs to the individual differences between mine sites.
- Weir Minerals improves safety with automated adjustment systems
The wear rate of a slurry pump’s throatbush has a major impact in the overall efficiency of slurry pumps. However, these adjustments are often performed while the pump is operating in order to avoid impacting the plant’s production.
- Keeping hot hands cool, dry and productive
Working in Australia often comes with challenging environmental conditions but MaxiFlex Ultimate has got worker’s hand comfort covered.
- How ifm efector is taking PLCs from fail-safe to mine safe
Ifm efector is placing safety front-and-centre with its latest programmable logic controller (PLC). Safe to Work speaks to ifm’s Freddie Coertze.
- Integrating contractors into a safe mining environment
Leading mining CEOs discuss the safety risks that can potentially impact the sustainability of a mining operation.
- Hearing the warnings
Hummingbird Electronics’ warning system technology is helping to improve safety through customisable, verbal messages and visual cues for truck and heavy machine operators.
- Bushfires and respiratory protection
Bushfires are part of life in Australia. These fires can produce vast amounts of smoke, off-gases and ash and there is a need to consider the most appropriate ways of providing respiratory protection for those exposed to these contaminants.
- What impact protection do I need?
Australians suffer around 50,000 eye injuries every year even though many of them are wearing eye protection at the time of their injury.
- Blackwoods PPE fits like a glove
Blackwoods tells Safe To Work how its head-to-toe safety offer continues to deliver value to its customers.
- Playing it safe: Five steps to improve safety and profits with technology
Schneider Electric’s Peter Braun explains how safety and profits can receive a boost at the same time.
- How to prevent tyre fires as a hidden hazard on mining sites
Each year, mines across the country experience multiple stoppages in production due to ‘hot tyre’ events. Tragically these stoppages have led to personal injury and loss of life and are still a major safety risks associated with mine sites around the country – particularly in hot climate.
- Transforming the public perception of mining
What do Australians think of the mining industry in 2018? The Minerals Council of Australia finds out.
- RESPA® & Q-CABAIR™ Precleaner + Filtration + Pressurisation Technology for Enclosed Cabins & Enclosures
RESPA® and Q-CABAIR™ is the best technology for protection of both your Human and Equipment Assets against harmful airborne particulate and fibre.
- Educating mine workers on skin cancer
Skin Patrol helps remote mine workers with skin cancer prevention and education. Safe To Work explains.
- Immersive Technologies upgrades simulator range for machinery training
Simulators not only help workers operate mining machinery, but also give them the skills to stay safe. Safe To Work looks at a new simulator on the market.
- Gimme shelter: How MineARC is modernising refuge chambers
MineARC is building on its MineSAFE emergency refuge chambers with a host of Internet of Things-enabled integrations, including the GuardIAN remote monitoring system. Safe to Work explains.
- Slice: The only cutting and scraping tools with true safety blades
Lacerations are one of the most common workplace injuries. Slice cutting tools feature the only true safety blades: they’re finger-friendly.