LSM Technologies is offering solutions to OH&S compliance monitoring and safety issues for many industries. When occupational health and safety incidents occur, the industry is often perceived as at fault and must prove that they’ve implemented every effort to prevent any risk.
The mining sector has experienced a shift change over the last 30 years in respect to incident response, personal protective equipment, and most recently COVID-19. Safe to Work speaks with Northern Star Resources’ occupational health and safety manager (corporate), David Mccutcheon, about the change.
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.
IGO has progressed its ‘proactively green’ mining initiative by enhancing the mining technology used at its operations.
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.
Fortescue Metals Group’s total recordable injury frequency rate has dropped by 14 per cent in the 12 months to June 30.
IGO has vowed to double down on its commitment to improve the safety behaviours of its workforce, following sobering results in its annual report this year.
Newcrest Mining has continued to roll out safer and more productive mining operations at the Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea.
Gold Fields has reflected on its performance in the first six months of 2020, which was overshadowed by a number of COVID-19 cases that impacted its international workforce.
A Newcrest Mining worker has tested positive to COVID-19 at the Lihir gold operation in Papua New Guinea.
Whitehaven Coal has pledged more than $800,000 to fund safety projects in support of mental health initiatives and the provision of lifesaving equipment.
Anglo American is anticipating a safe restart of the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland for the second half of next year.
The NSW Resources Regulator has released a list of compliance priorities to improve safety in the mining, extractive and petroleum industries.
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.
Mining executives will face harsher punishments for the deaths of their employees after Queensland parliament passed.
Workplace drug testing has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. Knowing these can help both employees and employers understand the importance of drug testing in the workplace.
Convenient, ‘vend-ready’ personal protective equipment (PPE) that is dispensed from onsite machines is becoming an increasingly popular option, according to wholesale PPE distributor ProChoice Safety Gear.
A Responsible Mining Index (RMI) report into the workplace culture of 30 mining majors has shown that while safety is a priority for the companies involved, there are still several areas that could be improved.
The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has recently introduced the world’s first OHS international standard, ISO 45001 certification.