The WA Government has launched a grant program to help prevent mental health injury at work and promote positive work practices.
The Western Australian Government has established a new program to address workplace sexual harassment and assault in the mining industry.
The Western Australian mining industry has experienced a rise in lost time injuries, according to Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety statistics.
The Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released details involving a fatal accident that involved an operator driving an underground loader in a Western Australian mine.
Mines safety director at the Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, Andrew Chaplyn said bees were a known issue at the Cataby mine.
Rio Tinto has confirmed that it investigated a fire that occurred on a haul truck at the Yandicoogina mine in the Pilbara region, Western Australia.