An industry-leading screening system has been approved for use in a large-scale trial to detect COVID-19 in the fly-in fly-out workforce.
Introducing… the Bat Vent. This revolutionary technology protects workers who might not realise that they are in fact indirectly exposed to harmful dust.
CardioScan’s services and technology are enabling remote mining operations to access state-of-the-art cardiology solutions.
Mideco prides itself in the design, manufacture, and supply of products for dust control. Its market not only targets Australian companies but goes around the globe. This time Ecuador is being enticed by Mideco’s star product, the Bat Booth 2.0.
Showa Group’s DURACoil Series of gloves delivers safety and comfort for the harshest applications.
Australian mining industry workers have favoured the 14 days on, 14 days off FIFO (fly in, fly out) roster, according to a survey from Mining People Independent.
Anglo American chief executive Mark Cutifani is confident the company is introducing technology and data analytics as part of its FutureSmart Mining program that make mining practices more sustainable.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator is seeking public comment for recommendations to the Work Health and Safety Act for mine and petroleum sites.
Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers are faced with the challenge of being time poor due to an ever-changing routine, which can impact their diet and exercise patterns. Salomae Haselgrove speaks with two dieticians to see how FIFO workers can live a healthy life.
WorkSafe Western Australia has cautioned employees against the risk of heat stress, or the more serious heat stroke, as the state prepares for temperatures of 43 degrees Celsius.
The New South Wales resources regulator has urged mine operators to manage the risk of worker fatigue after assessing 10 underground metalliferous mines across the state.
The minerals industry has expressed its concerns about operating amid the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).
Fortescue Metals Group has imposed travel and health protocols across its sites since the outbreak of the coronavirus in January.
Rio Tinto has committed to providing development opportunities for its employees by signing a multi-year partnership with the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME).
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has conducted a third meeting with the disaster management committee, following two confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state.
Taking a proactive and preventative approach to musculoskeletal injuries on-site is proven to affect the duration of an injury.
Employers have an obligation to make any reasonable adjustments necessary to help a worker perform their role safely and effectively.
There is a growing global momentum towards establishing more stringent diesel engine exhaust (DEE) monitoring standards in an attempt to minimise the risk of serious illnesses among underground miners in particular.
Early Intervention is something that onsite healthcare providers refer to quite often. However, the meaning behind these two simple words is often a point of contention when it comes to implementing a proactive injury prevention strategy in the workplace.
A research study by the University of South Australia has found that a simple snack is the best choice for maximising alertness and productivity.