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What you need to know about naturally occurring asbestos

Asbestos is naturally occurring – so what do we need to know about to keep safe? Asbestos can be found all over Australia, generally in rock, soil or sediment.  It comes in white (chrysotile), brown...

Tips for Fatigue Management in a Mining Workplace

Fatigue can be identified as ‘level above’ being tired.  It is a level of exhaustion, both mental and physical, that hampers a persons ability to function.  This becomes a major health and safety...

Canadian study examines the reasons behind why why not people admit to mental health problems in the workplace

FIFO WORKERS’ PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS “ALARMING”

More than 1 in 4 (28%) FIFO workers are experiencing high to very high psychological distress according to newly published research by Rural & Remote Mental Health in conjunction with Edith Cowan...

Mining company fined for worker’s death

A mining company in New Zealand has been sentenced following the death of a worker in July 2016. The company’s representatives arrived in Tauranga District Court for sentencing in March and a...

Australian Centre for Geomechanics EVENTS

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG) based at The University of Western Australia is hosting a number of international conferences this year. ACG is a not-for-profit mining research centre...

Kal Tire Showcases Commitment to Southern Africa

At Electra Mining Africa 2018, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group demonstrates its strengths and ingenuity for servicing both underground and open cast mine operations. Johannesburg, SA—One year after...

Changes protect workers exposed to lead processes

SafeWork Australia has consulted with regulators, unions and industry groups in developing a Decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) Managing the risks associated with lead in the workplace: blood...