The model code of practice for working in confined spaces is far from being national; therefore, companies need to be aware of the differences that exist across various jurisdictions.
The KELLER Series D piezoresistive OEM pressure transmitters are designed for applications in strongly hazardous areas of the gas group II (industry applications).
Workers in the NSW mining and extractives industry are advised that the Nautitech (NTMS) RapidSense Exia methane gas detection unit has been identified by the Resources Regulator as using a different housing to the unit that was tested and design registered.
A video has been released of Volvo's self-driving truck undergoing testing in an underground mine for the first time.
Research to improve safety and risks to surrounding areas by controlling nitrogen dioxide levels during mine blasting is now underway at Murdoch University.
The Industrial Scientific Ventis Pro Series Multi-Gas Monitors, which include the Pro4 and Pro5 models, are lightweight wearable instruments that workers can keep at their sides to safely detect gases in their working environments.
Sitting for a good part of your day? Maybe you exercise before or after work? New research shows this may not be enough.
Almost 100 injuries have been recorded since 2009 due to roof bolting in underground mines. A report authorised by NSW Mine Safety on this safety issue is now available.
Not all employers and operators understand what constitutes a 'confined space', nor the dangers associated with working in such environments. The following article has been written to provide an overview of confined space operations in layman's terms and should not be seen as a substitute for taking correct professional advice — nor for certificated training.