The Victorian Government has implemented significant changes to the WorkCover scheme to give workers injured on the job more support.
IGO reported a 13.2 total reportable injury frequency rate (TRIFR) for the 2021 financial year, down from 16.9 the year before.
There has been a 31 per cent reduction in injuries at Tasmanian mine sites across the last 10 years, according to the just-released 2020 Tasmania Industry Overview: Work Health and Safety Performance report. It comes as Tasmania as a whole experienced a 21 per cent reduction in workplace injuries across the same time span. The … Continue reading Tasmanian mining report shows 31% injury decrease
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 mining sector has experienced a steady increase in serious injuries, mostly at underground mines.
Evolution Mining has hit 14 months injury free at the Mt Rawdon open pit gold operation in Queensland as the mine recognised 20 years of continuous operations in February.
Glencore chief executive officer Ivan Glasenberg has committed to resuming the company’s SafeWork program with a revised strategy in 2021.
Western Australia’s Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety (DMIRS) has identified iron ore as the commodity associated with the lowest number of injuries per million hours worked.
A cabin explosion has occurred as a mine worker was driving a truck in an underground mine in Queensland.
Fenner Dunlop’s highest priority has always been safety due to its workers’ exposure to hazardous equipment and work environments. The company discusses its focus on people to ensure safe operations.
Personal Protective Equipment has been designed with the primary focus to reduce injuries. Safe to Work speaks with Australian experts about the evolution and importance of PPE in mine sites.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has reported an increase in mine related injuries and deaths in its mine safety performance report for 2018-19.
A fatal accident involving a tyre fitter at the Bengalla coal mine in New South Wales in late 2018 has highlighted the importance of conducting a risk assessment on wash bays.
Mining executives will face harsher punishments for the deaths of their employees after Queensland parliament passed.
The Australian High Pressure Water Jetting Association (AUSJET) has urged industries to provide adequate training surrounding high-pressure cleaning equipment following a spike in work injuries.
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.
Employers have an obligation to make any reasonable adjustments necessary to help a worker perform their role safely and effectively.
Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Australia has reached a significant milestone in its journey to safety excellence, with its services department achieving over 1000 lost time incident (LTI) free days.
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.
Safe Work Australia has launched the National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030, which sets an ambitious agenda to minimise the impact of work-related injury and illness, and optimise workers’ recovery and capacity to work.