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Support the #HardHatsStrongMinds campaign

Did you know the most likely cause of death of men under 45 years of age is suicide? The mining industry is a male-dominated one, and while our miners wear hard hats, steel caps and protective gear...

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R U OK? launch FIFO mental health campaign

Suicide prevention organisation R U OK? is urging workmates to support one another before they hit rock bottom, as part of a new campaign aimed at mental health in the fly-in, fly-out mining industry...

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FIFO partners more likely to be depressed, study says

Partners of fly-in fly-out workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of...

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DMP develops guide to help manage psychosocial risks

A new audit and accompanying guide developed by the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) will help to identify and manage psychosocial risks in Western Australia’s resources industry. DMP...

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FIFO worker self-harms on Perth flight

A Chevron FIFO worker harmed himself during a flight to Perth on Friday. The man, who works at Chevron’s Gorgon Project on Barrow Island, is now “stable”, according to a site notice sent by...

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

Minister to conduct review in health screening of miners

Minister for Mines and Natural Resources Dr Anthony Lynham has decided to conduct a review into the system of health screening of mine workers in Queensland to establish if improvements need to be...

WA Government “abandons” FIFO workers

The West Australian government has been accused of abandoning fly-in fly-out workers after it refused to establish the recommendations in a state inquiry into the mental health impacts of FIFO. The...