Workers are believed to have been exposed to hazardous chemicals during processing at a now closed mine.
Eleven reportable leaks have led to investigations at the Pilbara Fertiliser site in Western Australia, owned by Yara International.
Goodline and its director have been fined $10,000 by the WA Building Services Board for negligent conduct.
A tyre fitter’s fingers have been partially amputated after an accident while operating a hydraulic bead breaker.
The Supreme Court of Queensland has dismissed a worker compensation appeal after his claim was reduced when footage emerged of the man performing karate with his damaged foot.
A new training framework has been launched in Western Australia to lift safety levels and cut duplication in scaffolding.
Longwall shearers have been designed to combat coal dust and battle black lung.
Fortescue Metals subsidiary The Pilbara Infrastructure has been fined for an incident which saw the double amputation of a worker’s legs.
Chevron Australia’s outgoing managing director Roy Krzywosinksi has received life membership at this year’s APPEA conference for his efforts in promoting process and personal safety.
New South Australian technology is being developed to enhance visibility and worker safety on mining and construction sites.
A worker has been seriously injured after being crushed in an integrated tool carrier work basket incident underground.
A mini bus collided with a stationary elevated work platform at the Ichthys project onshore LNG facility in Bladin Point, Darwin on Monday.
Tasmania’s government has reversed its decision to cut mining inspector pay.
A maintenance contractor has been fined $20,000 for the death of Allen Zuvela at Fortescue’s Christmas Creek mine in 2013.
An eighth worker has been identified with black lung; the second coal miner in less than a week.
Another Queensland coal miner has been diagnosed with black lung.
South Australia’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission has recommended the state investigate an international storage site for intermediate and high-level (spent fuel) nuclear waste.
Atlas Copco has launched its newest zero emissions underground loader, setting a new benchmark in operator safety.
Ansell has announced the sale of its Onguard footwear business, including a US factory, to Dunlop Industrial and Protective Footwear for an undisclosed amount.
A new senate report is calling for a national coal dust monitoring group to be created following the re-emergence of black lung.