Category: Health & Safety

New offence to be created to target deadly workplace practices

New offence to be created to target deadly workplace practices       The Queensland Government will introduce the

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BHP Queensland Returns to Business

BHP Billiton’s workers are back on the clock following closure as a result of Cyclone Debbie cutting power, access

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Grange Resources

Queensland mine worker dies after treacherous fall

A Queensland mine worker has died after falling at an interstate iron ore mine. Grange Resources has been placed

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DNRM truck rollover

Workers reminded to wear seatbelt after truck rolls over

Mine workers have been reminded to wear a seatbelt while operating or driving vehicles. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources

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DNRM mine shaft

Industry urged to seal shafts before it is a hazard

The industry is being encouraged to seal mine shafts before they become a potential hazard. The Queensland Department of Natural

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BMA Norwich Park Mine dump truck

Mine operator paid $1.2m compo for brain injury

A Central Queensland mine operator has been awarded $1.2 million in compensation after suffering major brain injuries caused by working long

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Prevention of risk is the key to safety – can you afford to risk it?

Welcome to Safe Lace Industrial We have all experienced the inconvenience of having to continually stop and retie our

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Black Lung

Industry urged to own-up after 19th black lung case confirmed

Worker advocates are pleading with the mining industry to take responsibility for Black Lung disease. It comes after the

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Ensham Resources

Engineering company sued $2m after mine accident

A diversified services company is facing a near $2 million workplace accident lawsuit in Central Queensland. A young boilermaker is

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UQ bentonite plug

Cheaper and safer way to plug wells revealed

Plugging decommissioned oil and gas wells may become safer and more economical with a solution championed by leading researchers.

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