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.
The Responsible Mining Index (RMI) 2018 assessment has found that many large-scale miners have introduced innovative practices and engaged with partners on responsible mining.
In recognition of its excellence in design and innovation, Enware’s ET1400 Emergency Tank Shower has been awarded a prestigious gold award at this year’s Good Design Awards in the category of ‘Product, Commercial and Industrial’.
More than half (53 per cent) of mining workers believe that OHS rules are “over the top”, a recent Mining People Polling and Media Centre survey shows.
Malcolm Broomhead, chairman of explosives company Orica, explained at the company’s annual general meeting that several executives would receive bonus cuts in light of two work fatalities during the 2017 financial year.
Newcrest Mining’s annual financial review (AFR) for 2017 has been released, and highlights some significant environmental regulation improvements over the previous year’s figures.