Category: Health & Safety

Miners memorial day 2017 Qld Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Statistics show mine inspections fell 20 percent in past three years

Workplace related deaths at Queensland mines are increasing but the number of inspections has fallen by at least 20

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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

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Golding Contractors dump trucks

Funeral fundraiser for coal miner Jack Gerdes hopes to raise $20,000

The grieving former colleagues, friends and family members of a deceased coal miner are appealing to anyone who can

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Glencore Collinsville mine

24 hour industry wide shutdown urged to stop more mine fatalities

All mine operations should be shut down for 24 hours to help “reset” discussion on work safety, an industry

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Lung disease dust exposure coal mining

New lung disease register invites industry to report dust exposure

Mine workers who know someone recently exposed to inorganic dust are invited to report the incident on a new

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Australasian mine safety reaches milestone

Australasian mine safety journal reaches milestone

Australasian Mine Safety Journal (AMSJ) has reached another milestone as Australasia’s premier mine safety magazine and online website.  The

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Aurizon train carrying coal

Anti-coal protestor who blocked train was not ‘sane’ says judge

A judge has questioned the mental health of a teenage anti-mining activist who allegedly stepped in front of a

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BHP South Flank landing sunset

Virus outbreak confirmed at metal mines

A severe infection has been diagnosed several times at two mines owned by a multinational resources giant. Six cases

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Man being electrocuted Adobe Stock

New safety code takes aim at unlicensed workers

New rules are hoped to deter dodgy businesses from hiring unlicensed workers to perform dangerous jobs. Only licensed electricians

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Wollongong Coal Wongawilli Colliery

Regulatory ban blamed for mine shutdown costing 45 jobs

A coal mine that has operated for more than a century will be forced to shut down because state

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