Category - Driver Safety

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...

Foxleigh Mine Worker Sues Employers Over Car Crash

Foxleigh Mine Worker Sues Employers Over Car Crash

A Foxleigh mine worker is seeking over $1 million in compensation from Anglo Coal and Workpac after crashing his car following an overnight shift at the end of working a 75-hour week. The 50-year...

$14.4 Million In Upgrades For Heavy Vehicle Road Safety

As part of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme, $14.4 million will be injected into new road upgrades in Queensland. The projects, which are being run by...

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