NSW quarries are currently being inspected without notice as part of the state's Resources Regulator's blitz on worker dust risks.
British researchers who immersed themselves in construction teams of a large-scale UK project argue for the need to champion health across the sector.
Asbestos-associated cancer mesothelioma claimed at least 699 Australian lives last year, an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report reveals.
New research from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health finds that 1 in 3 workers are affected by hearing loss in some mining industries.
The NSW Resources Regulator has contacted a breathing appratus supplier and its recipient mines after defective units were identified in a South Coast coalmine.
Honeywell's Howard Leight VeriShield 100 Series Passive Earmuffs are designed to prevent and protect industrial workers from noise-induced hearing loss.
The Spinflector Safety Reflector is a fully wind-powered, rotating hi-vis roadside reflector for enhancing road safety with its strobing effect.
Coalmine workers are being urged to get regular health checks after investigation into the source of an ex-fitter's mixed dust disease comes up empty.