Category - Driver Safety

CQ Rescue Health Services

Saving lives through safety and productivity

For almost a decade, CQ Rescue Health Services has been improving the safety, productivity, health and efficiency of workforces in Central Queensland. Employers in the mining, agricultural...

Hitachi driverless truck

Central Queensland coal mine ditches driverless trucks

A multinational mining giant will postpone using driverless trucks at its coal operation in Central Queensland. Anglo American has confirmed it will scrap plans to introduce autonomous haul trucks at...

Suspension seats can help prevent injuries in heavy vehicles.

Myths and Facts on Suspension seats

Suspension seats what’s the fuss…… right? After all most of us only sit in one all day in the office or have done or still operate machinery for a living so what’s the big deal! The answer is a lot...

CFMEU march

Industry urged to stand up speak out and go home

All mine workers should be encouraged to stop work and go home regardless of their employment status for a statewide safety “reset” proposed by an industry group. The Construction...

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 hours and driving for extended periods. Dump truck...

BHP Mount Arthur Coal Mine crash

Storm blamed for car crash leaving one injured

A State Government-funded agency has taken a page from 1980s pop music band Milli Vanilli, blaming the rain for causing a serious car crash. A worker recently suffered serious injuries after crashing...

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