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Management of Alcohol and Drugs in Mines

This handbook aims to assist mine operators establish a workplace alcohol and drug management strategy so the issue can be dealt with ethically, legally and to the benefit of both the organisation and employee. This handbook contains advice about developing strategies... Read more


SB 92 Severe weather events

Normally, between October and April, severe summer storms can be expected in Queensland. In recent years, the rapid onset of severe, often localised, ‘mini cyclone’ type storms has caused serious injury and destroyed property at mines. This can be mitigated... Read more


MSB No. 082 Emergency Management Act 2005

This safety bulletin is issued to provide general advice regarding the  Emergency Management Act 2005 (the EM Act).   The key objectives of the EM Act are to:  establish overarching emergency management arrangements for Western Australia’s emergency services, including local governments and support... Read more


MSB No. 031 Accident and incident performance - drilling industry

Since the advent of regulation of the exploration sector of the industry with the proclamation of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994, the mines inspectorate has become increasingly concerned with the performance of some exploration and drilling companies, (and... Read more


Tunnels Under Construction: Code of Practice

This code of practice provides practical guidance for safe tunnel construction. It was developed by representatives from several organisations, including WorkCover, the Water Board and the AWU.   ... Read more


GN017 Director's Guidelines - OHS Access Card Holders

Part 3 A of the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 (the WHS Act) deals with the rights of entry for OHS access card holders, including the application process, requirements, rights and responsibilities of OHS access card holders. To be approved... Read more


Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10 (NSW)

An Act to secure the health, safety and welfare of persons at work; to repeal the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000; and for other purposes. (1)  The main object of this Act is to provide for a balanced and nationally... Read more


Mines Safety Significant Incident Report No. 163

In January 2010, during site demobilisation, a contract driller went missing at an exploration tenement site in the Pilbara for about 30 hours. He had attempted to walk through scrub to retrieve a support vehicle located about 6 kilometres from the... Read more



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