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Excavator engine catches fire after cleaning mishap

Safe to Work takes a look at two recent safety incidents that occurred on NSW coal mines, including an excavator …
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BHP train drivers welcome greater control over rosters

BHP train drivers will receive $40,000 in bonus payments and greater control over their rosters.

Quality tools for safer conveyor maintenance

Flexco Australia product manager Ellaina Mackay shares insights on three tools for safer, more efficient belt repairs with reduced manpower.
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Miners urged to retest for lung disease after medical audit

Coal mine workers are being urged to retest for lung disease after an audit discovered substandard medical screening from a …
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Warnings after miner sprayed with high-pressure hydraulic oil

Safe to Work takes a look at the need-to-know safety incidents that occurred across the mining sector this week.
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Safe to Work July–August: Reinventing FIFO work

Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers are the backbone of Australian mining operations, and mining companies know it. That’s why mine operators …



Bigger, safer, better

Epiroc is driving underground mining into the future with its Minetruck MT65 S and Scooptram ST18 S.
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Maintenance error behind continuous miner accident

Continuous miners are critical assets in many mining operations, particularly in the coal sector, but they can also be dangerous.
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Why high pressure pipes can be dangerous on a mine

Safe to Work takes a look at the safety incidents that occurred in the NSW mining industry in the month of …
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Staying safe around diesel engine exhaust

A new fact sheet from the Cancer Council discusses how workers can stay safe around carcinogenic diesel engine exhaust.
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The Ethos of fatigue management

Ethos Health has developed an app that supports workers and frontline leaders manage fatigue risks in their workplace. 
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Critical legal changes coming to Queensland mines

Queensland will soon introduce a number of significant changes to safety legislation in the resources sector. Safe to Work covers …

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Head over heels: Keeping workers safe at heights

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Falls from height are a leading cause of injury in the mining industry, but how do those risks actually come …

Safe to Work May–June: Workplace culture

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From improving workers’ safety to staying compliant with legislation to managing regular drug and alcohol testing, there’s a lot to …

What does NSW SafeWork’s new era mean for me?

SafeWork NSW is set to become a regulator in its own right after recommendations were handed down from a 12-month …


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Safe to Work July–August: Reinventing FIFO work

Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers are the backbone of Australian mining operations, and mining companies know it. That’s why mine operators …

Critical communications

Sepura, a UK based company with over 20 years’ experience in mission critical communications, has recently launched a new suite …
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Safe to Work July–August: Safety technology

Mine operators know that a safe mine is a productive one. That’s why mining companies spare no expense when it …

Bringing drivers safely home with Optix

Optix safety management solutions help to improve driver safety in the Australian mining industry, on and off site.

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Safety Mate’s GreenTek glove range just got greener

Safety Mate is kicking goals when it comes to supplying sustainably produced gloves to workers in Australia.
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What are the safety values of autonomous mining vehicles?

As Rio Tinto reopens the rail line on which one of its driverless trains derailed last week, the injury-free incident has highlighted the potential safety benefits of …

Being smart about safety

With its strong focus on keeping workers safe, Epiroc understands that digital solutions can help maintain an efficient, safe and …
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Shaping the future of Australian mining

In today’s mining and resources landscape, many large organisations have entire teams of people dedicated to implementing environmental, social, and …
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Remote workers are guarded by an Angel

Guardian Angel Safety delivers reliable end-to-end network, hardware and safety-monitoring solutions for the protection of lone and remote workers.