The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council is hoping eradicate the threat of dust for mine and quarry workers, as well as workers in other workplace environments, through its new awareness campaign, “Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it is not there.”
Queensland has extended its free lung health checks to all of the state’s mine and quarry workers.
Caterpillar dealer WesTrac is looking to remove personnel from within the proximity of live equipment in up to 90 per cent of common maintenance tasks with its new Elimination of Live Work (ELW) project.
A BHP-owned Colombian coal mine has faced allegations for violating the human rights of the Provincial Wayuu community during COVID-19.
New amendments to the New South Wales work health and safety laws now include gross negligence under a category one offence.
The Western Australian Government has launched the Mentally Healthy Workplaces Audit for mining workplaces, while Mitsubishi is supporting a program to improve mental health services in Queensland.
WorkSafe Victoria has released a webinar that outlines the state’s new workplace manslaughter offences, which come into action in July.
Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers from the eastern states are being encouraged to permanently move to Western Australia, which could result in mental health improvements.
BHP has stressed that the vigilant protection of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander communities from COVID-19 should continue as restrictions begin to ease in Australia.
Mining executives will face harsher punishments for the deaths of their employees after Queensland parliament passed.
Queensland’s mining industry will benefit from the State Government’s new pilot initiative that provides targeted skills development training.
Newmont will be the first company to enhance open pit gold mine safety using Caterpillar’s autonomous mining trucks.
Young Australians are more likely to have skin cancer detected on non-sunburnt parts of their body compared with people over 40, a new study from the University of Queensland has found.
Scania and Safetech have joined forces to deliver a custom elevated work platform (EWP), designed to reach high places safely and efficiently.
Newcrest Mining is looking into new ways to keep workers hydrated after a random urine test revealed that many staff didn’t start the day with adequate hydration levels.
The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has provided a reminder of the dangers cyclones pose to the industry. Mining and petroleum operations across the state have been told to ensure contingency plans are established and can be activated ahead of the start of the cyclone season on November 1. The Bureau … Continue reading Get ready for cyclone season
Employees of Komatsu Mining in Rutherford, New South Wales, have developed an equipment that increases safety of its own people when conducting service work on mining equipment.
The Queensland Mines Inspectorate is working with underground coal mines to proactively reduce personal diesel particulate matter exposure.
Immersive Technologies is building on the success of the LX3 medium fidelity equipment simulator with its latest platform, the LX6.