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Five ways to avoid end-of-year burnout

13 December, 2023

We can often feel exhausted towards the end of the year, working long hours while social commitments and Christmas tasks expand.

Serious About Safety: Navigating Workplace Health & Safety Trends and Challenges with Winc

16 October, 2023

In a rapidly evolving world where technology and societal shifts are reshaping our work environments, ensuring the safety and well-being of employees remains a paramount concern for businesses across Australia.

Lighting up water treatment in Happy Valley

27 September, 2022

An ultraviolet disinfection system has kept pathogens at bay to protect the supply of safe, clean drinking water for nearly half a million South Australians.

App protects lone workers when operating in hazardous areas

19 August, 2022

Wastewater sampling technicians are using an app and cloud-based monitoring service for better protection when working at remote locations or unmanned sites.

Australian robots achieve historic underground mine inspection

07 March, 2022

Partners Australian Droid and Robot, PBE Group, and Rajant reach 1.7 km to reclaim and restore operations for collapsed limestone mine in the US.

Power station charged over arc flash death

19 January, 2022

Energy Australia Yallourn Pty Ltd has been charged with three breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Manufacturing and engineering workers' mental health declines by 10%

21 October, 2021

Over half of manufacturing and engineering workers have experienced an increase in negative thoughts as a result of the pandemic, according to a new report.

Control Logic branches out into sanitisers and disinfectants

06 April, 2020

The Australian-made sanitiser and disinfectant range is said to provide up to 24 hours of continuous protection.

Worker dies from accident at Roy Hill iron ore mine

03 February, 2020

A worker at Gina Rinehart's Roy Hill iron ore mine in Western Australia's remote Pilbara has died due to serious injuries sustained at work.

Samarco joint venture obtains licence to reopen Brazil mine

28 October, 2019

Samarco and joint venture partners BHP and Vale are cleared to resume iron ore mining operations at the site of a tailings dam disaster in 2015.

Explosion and fire at largest US east coast refinery

25 June, 2019

Damage to "test the resolve and the finances of the struggling refiner", according to reports.

Vale completes important stage in tailings containment and treatment

11 June, 2019

Sheet pilings curtain and water treatment plant are part of a set of projects which contribute to reduce tailings flow into the Paraopeba River.

Vale warns of risk of another tailings dam collapse

20 May, 2019

Vale SA has warned that another tailings dam is at risk of rupturing at another of its mines in Brazil.

Is China the worst place for industrial accidents?

26 April, 2019

If recent events are anything to go by, China must currently be the worst place for industrial accidents.

The benefits for SMEs in outsourcing drug and alcohol testing

05 October, 2018

Testing regime can be set up for as little as one person per year.

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