Safety still a concern on WA mines

ACCORDING to Western Australia’s state mining engineer Andrew Chaplyn, the latest figures in the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s 2017-18 mining sector safety snapshot are a reminder that too many people are being put in harm’s way while at work.

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Mining in WA can be dangerous. Photo by Karma Barndon

In 2017-18 there were 112,021 workers in the sector compared to 106,590 the previous year.