Critical year for risk management center

THIS is the fourth year the Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC) has been operating. It

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07 MAY 2001

Queensland's new safety act implemented

AS OF March 16, Queensland's new mining safety laws came into force, effectively replacing the Coal Mining

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26 MAR 2001

Regan responds to Anderson article

Regan responded to an article on a paper given by Ian Anderson, published on ILN on March 5. (See the

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12 MAR 2001

NSW Anderson warns punitive measures will be taken if fatalities occur

PROBABLY the most remarked upon paper at a recent colloquium in New South Wales was given by Ian Anderson,

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05 MAR 2001

Silent treatment - Part 2

One important finding in late 20th century industry is that the cost and practical effectiveness of programs

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01 MAR 2001

Silent treatment

In all the clamour about safety in mining, one significant cause of injury is often forgotten — noise.

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01 MAR 2001

JCB seminars cover range of health issues

THE Joint Coal Board Health and Safety Trust is running a half day seminar in NSW and Queensland to update

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26 FEB 2001

Reducing disabling injuries on the agenda for BHP

THIS week, ILN looks at the work being carried out by the Disabling Injuries Operating Excellence (OE)

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05 FEB 2001

High school students use lego to design longwall system

AS PART of an annual effort to market the mining industry to students, 40 high school students from across

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22 JAN 2001

Water-gas flow subject of research study

A GROUP of New South Wales-based geotechnical and mining engineering researchers has embarked on the

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18 DEC 2000

Fitness for duty - a psychologist's perspective

INCLUSION of fitness for duty provisions in Queensland legislation reflects a broader industrial awareness

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11 DEC 2000

Predictive tool set to revolutionise longwall maintenance

Within a few years, maintenance engineers may be using an

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19 NOV 2000

Target Risk: Limits to safety seminar

IFAP is running a series of one-day seminars on target risk, with renowned speaker and author Dr Gerald

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06 NOV 2000

Mine fatality in the United States

On September 6, an electrician working underground at the Rockhouse mine in Kentucky, US, was killed

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02 OCT 2000

Longwall health: Is it time for a check-up?

If you are having problems with your longwall it may be time to conduct an honest appraisal of the real

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10 SEP 2000

Study to focus on self-rescuer care

CONFUSION about the care and maintenance of oxygen self-rescuers recently erupted in the USA when Drager

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10 SEP 2000

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