Category: Health & Safety

Five tips to support the return to work process from WorkCover Queensland

Helping workers return to their normal job after an injury is called ‘return to work’, and it’s an important

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MACMAHON LAUNCHES FIRST DEDICATED FIFO MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM

More than 800 fly-in fly-out (FIFO) employees working in some of Australia’s remotest mines will soon benefit from a

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Building and Wood Workers’ International and IndustriALL Global Union file complaint against BHP Billiton and Vale S.A. under OECD guidelines

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and IndustriALL Global Union has filed a complaint against the British-Australian company

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New code helps mine sites plan for emergencies

Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston has officially launched the Emergency management for Western Australian mines code of practice. Since mining

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Guide for managing the risks of working in heat

As the weather heats up, it’s time to review your workplace to make sure you and your workers stay

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Traumatic Injury Prevention in Mining

There are a variety of traumatic injuries that can occur in mining, the most common being to the hands

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Simple steps for respiratory disease prevention in Mining

The most effective tool in preventing respiratory diseases in mining is to minimise the exposure to industrial dust. While

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Noise-induced hearing loss causes and prevention

Hearing loss due to occupation is one of the biggest problems facing miners with it being the second most

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FIFO and the effects on family life

When compared to other parents, partners of FIFO workers experience higher levels of stress. FIFO workers are often working

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New Acland hybrid truck

Do driverless trucks save lives?

There has been a lot of conversation surrounding the use of driverless trucks in mining. It was in 2015

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