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Take 5 Minutes for Your Safety

Whether you are aiming for Zero Harm, No Accidents Today, Everyone Home Safe or some other gold standard of workplace safety, the key is identifying hazards and controlling risks through a robust...

Things To Know About Cave-Ins And Rock Falls In Mining

Cave-ins are a grave risk in the mining industry. Perhaps the most well-known case is the Chilean miners. In 2010 the story captures international attention as a high-profile rescue effort was...

Traumatic Injury Prevention in Mining

There are a variety of traumatic injuries that can occur in mining, the most common being to the hands and head. Heads are at risk of falling objects, while hands are often injured whilst using...

5 common mental health issues mine shift workers face

While one in five Australians is affected by mental health issues, the number is different when miners. For miners, one in three will be affected by mental illness. There is a variety of reasons for...

Unions criticise industry for denying FIFO suicide link

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union secretary Steve McCartney has criticised WA’s Chamber of Mines and Energy for denying that a link exists between the FIFO lifestyle and an increased...

Productivity now top business risk in mining

 Productivity is now the top business risk facing mining and metals companies globally, ranking number one in EY’s annual Business risks facing mining and metals 2014-2015 report. Paul Mitchell, EY’s...