Confined spaces

Mitigating the risks of working in confined spaces

14 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Blackwoods

From potentially toxic atmospheres to extreme temperatures, confined spaces present unseen challenges; failure to understand confined space operations can place employers and employees at significant risk.

Road tanker manufacturer fined $600,000 over suffocation death

28 June, 2022

A road tanker manufacturer has been convicted and fined after an apprentice died of asphyxiation while working inside a tanker at its Cranbourne West factory.

HSI Donesafe HSEQ safety management platform

01 June, 2022 | Supplied by: HSI Donesafe

Donesafe is an end-to-end, all-in-one, safety management platform that features more than 30 modules.

The ultimate sacrifice: improving worker safety underground

02 May, 2022 by Amy Steed

Imagine losing not only one — but two — of your immediate family members to a workplace accident.

Choosing the right material for safe restricted space access

29 April, 2022 by Jeremy Parker, Corporate Business Manager, Sayfa Group | Supplied by: Sayfa Group

When installing safe access systems for working in restricted spaces, should steel or aluminium be the material of choice?

Wavecontrol EMF permanent monitoring system

12 April, 2022 | Supplied by: EMF Safety

MonitEM is a permanent monitoring system that enables ongoing scrutiny of the emission levels of any source of electromagnetic radiation.

CFMEU prioritises safety as work recommences at Grosvenor mine

21 February, 2022

The CFMEU has called for safety to be prioritised as operations recommence at Anglo American's Grosvenor mine, two years after a devastating mine explosion.

MSA ULTIMA X5000 Gas Monitor

01 February, 2022 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The ULTIMA X5000 Gas Monitor features MSA XCell gas sensors with TruCal technology, to facilitate gas detection for oxygen and toxic and combustible gases.

Company fined for endangering workers in fuel tank container fire

17 December, 2021

An industrial equipment supplier has been fined $41,500 after two workers were almost seriously injured when the fuel tank they were working on caught fire.

ASEA releases updated stocks and flows model for asbestos

07 December, 2021

ASEA has released updated asbestos stocks and flows information, revealing that there are 6.4 million tonnes of asbestos in the built environment in Australia.

ALTAIR 4XR Gas Detector

01 November, 2021 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The ALTAIR 4XR Gas Detector can detect gas two times faster than the industry average with its XCell sensors, thereby providing real-time incident awareness.

Peak Gold Mine heat stress death leads to $480,000 fine

26 October, 2021

A company has been convicted and fined after a man died working in hot and inadequately ventilated conditions at a mine in Cobar, western NSW.

Union responds to tragic Gregory coalmine collapse

21 September, 2021

In the wake of Sojitz's Gregory Crinum mine collapse, CFMEU Mining & Energy called for work to stop until the body of a worker could be recovered.

MSA Safety io gas detection program

01 August, 2021 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The MSA Safety io gas detection program features durable, rugged devices with a long battery life, to protect workers and worksites from flammable and toxic gases.

Illuminating underground mines: in selecting LED strip lighting

26 July, 2021 by Carinne Pater, General Manager, Mineglow | Supplied by: Mineglow

Effective lighting plays a key role in protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of underground miners and other hazardous area workers.

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