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Queensland has warned it will not adopt model WHS laws for its mining sector "for the sake of administrative harmonisation", and is pushing, instead, to augment its current legislation with provisions of the National Mine Safety Framework. Consultation required before tweaking SWMSs; and more. Published 31 May 2012 347pm . Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw

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Queensland Commissioner for mine safety and health

Queensland's newest Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health is no stranger to mining, with more than a decade of hands-on industry experience. Kate du Preez spoke to AMSJ in April 2018 and outlined her vision for safer and healthier workplaces in Queensland.

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Australasian Mine Safety, Resources & Energy Home

Australasian Mine Safety, Resources & Energy, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 46,605 likes · 444 talking about this. Australian mining industry information and shared content.

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Queensland mine safety developments significant

28.09.2017 · Queensland mine safety developments significant new Bill introduced; response to CWP Committee report; and regulations remade. WHO SHOULD READ THIS. Mining industry stakeholders (including officers of obligation holders, contractors, service providers, manufacturers, designers of plant, importers and suppliers of plant or substances); coal port, coal transport and coal

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Mine safety Resources Safety & Health Queensland

Mining safety and health; Petroleum and gas safety; Explosives safety and security; Home; Safety notices; Mine safety; Print notice Back to results No. V Mine safety

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Miners urge safety legislation changes over political

Mine safety is a high priority for voters working in the resource sector Six men have died in Queensland coal mines since late 2018 But it also has the third-highest fatality rate of any industry

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Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference

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Queensland mining industry needs to improve safety to

Queensland mining industry needs to improve safety to avoid deaths. Article by Amanda Jasi. AN expert report says that 12 deaths are likely to occur over any five-year period within the Queensland, Australia mining industry if it does not improve safety. The report also makes several recommendations to help industry do so. The report reveals the findings of an expert review commissioned by

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Rethinking Safety In the Queensland Mining Industry

Rethinking Safety In the Queensland Mining Industry The Causes of Accidents and Fatalities Start time 4.00pm AEDT. Understand the importance of ethics and transparency of reporting, risk management, competency and training, and the hierarchy of controls.

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Queensland mines and quarries safety performance and

The Queensland mining industry continues to maintain its prime position as one of the safest in the world. Safety and Health, through the Mines Inspectorate, takes its role in the maintenance and improvement of this statistic very seriously. We must never become complacent and forget the lessons of history, and we should look to innovation and new technology as we strive for

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Queensland mine workers up safety complaints Safe

The Queensland Mines Inspectorate has received increasing reports of safety risks from mine and quarry workers across the state. The latest figures show 134 confidential complaints being made since Queensland's safety resets occurred in July and August last year, up from 104 in 2018-19.

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2019 Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety

21.07.2019 · Tutis Workforce Compliance is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at the 2019 Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety. This year's conference theme is "Working to the Future". The venue for the conference is the Star Casino and Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland. Tutis CEO Chris Wright said, "in line with the Working to the Future theme Tutis will focus on an approach to

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Mine shut after gas levels spark fears for workers' safety

A mining union representative calls for "real action" to protect coal miners' safety after increased gas levels close the Moranbah North mine in Queensland.

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New era for mining safety regulation in Queensland

Queensland's new mining safety laws came into effect this week, with executives facing up to 20 years' jail if workers die because of their criminal negligence. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said industrial manslaughter became an offence from July 1 in Queensland's resources sector better protecting the state's 66,000 sector workers.

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About Queensland Mining Safety Crisis About Us

Queensland's Coal Mine Safety About Queensland's Mining Crisis. Usually, a Mining Disaster is defined as Three (3) or more workers losing their lives in a single event. That is not correct. Each Single Mine Worker Deaths is a Disaster. A Disaster for the Family and Friends. A Disaster for their workmates at the MineSite. A Disaster for the Mining Community where they reside. Every

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Health & Safety Archives Queensland Mining & Energy

Category Health & Safety. $2B coal project is on track to add new railway. 2 months ago. 2 Min Read. Contractors have started work on a new rail track for a foreign-backed coal development in Central Queensland's Galilee Basin. Martinus Rail and BMD recently began laying a new railway line for FIFO labour hire workers come forward about poor work conditions. 2 months ago. 4 Min Read. A

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Queensland's Coal Mine Safety About Queensland's Mining Crisis. Usually, a Mining Disaster is defined as Three (3) or more workers losing their lives in a single event. That is not correct. Each Single Mine Worker Deaths is a Disaster. A Disaster for the Family and Friends. A Disaster for their workmates at the MineSite. A Disaster for the Mining Community where they

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About Queensland Mining Safety Crisis About Us

Queensland's Coal Mine Safety About Queensland's Mining Crisis. Usually, a Mining Disaster is defined as Three (3) or more workers losing their lives in a single event. That is not correct. Each Single Mine Worker Deaths is a Disaster. A Disaster for the Family and Friends. A Disaster for their workmates at the MineSite. A Disaster for the Mining Community where they

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About Queensland Mining Safety Crisis About Us

Queensland's Coal Mine Safety About Queensland's Mining Crisis. Usually, a Mining Disaster is defined as Three (3) or more workers losing their lives in a single event. That is not correct. Each Single Mine Worker Deaths is a Disaster. A Disaster for the Family and Friends. A Disaster for their workmates at the MineSite. A Disaster for the Mining Community where they reside. Every

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Queensland's new regulatory framework for safety in

On 17 March 2020, Queensland Parliament passed the Resources Safety and Health Queensland Act 2020 (Qld) (the RSHQ Act). The RSHQ Act is one of three reform packages for mining safety and health that has been proposed in the past few years. The most recently proposed reforms include the introduction of industrial manslaughter offences (as examined in our previous Insight Industrial

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Rethinking Safety In the Queensland Mining Industry

Rethinking Safety In the Queensland Mining Industry The Causes of Accidents and Fatalities Start time 4.00pm AEDT. Understand the importance of ethics and transparency of reporting, risk management, competency and training, and the hierarchy of controls.

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Queensland's tough mining safety laws just got

Queensland's tough mining safety laws just got stronger. The toughest mining safety laws in Australia were passed in the Queensland parliament today with maximum penalties of $13 million and 20 years' jail. Establishing industrial manslaughter as a resources industry offence is another key reform which puts Queensland's amongst the safest in the world. The new

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Gas mine leaking in southern Queensland Mining Safety

Coal seam gas is leaking on a southern Queensland property after a pipe was damaged. Queensland Gas Company senior vice-president Jim Knudsen says the leak, from a five-centimetre crack in a pipe south-east of Miles, is not dangerous. An exclusion zone has been set up while workers fix the leak. The leak posed "no significantly []

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Anglo American's Moranbah North mine shut after gas

A mining union representative calls for "real action" to protect coal miners' safety after increased gas levels close the Moranbah North mine in Queensland.

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Health & Safety Archives Queensland Mining & Energy

Category Health & Safety. $2B coal project is on track to add new railway. 2 months ago. 2 Min Read. Contractors have started work on a new rail track for a foreign-backed coal development in Central Queensland's Galilee Basin. Martinus Rail and BMD recently began laying a new railway line for FIFO labour hire workers come forward about poor work conditions. 2 months ago. 4 Min Read. A

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Queensland Mine Safety Information and Links Mine

Are you struggling to find the latest links and information on mining safety in Queensland? We have assembled a range of links to the latest Queensland coal mining safety and health act, Queensland coal mining safety and health regulation 2001, Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act, other relevant regulations, recognised standards, guidelines and guidance notes for Queensland mine safety.

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Queensland safety reset reaches 96% of Australian

Queensland's safety reset is nearing completion, with just a small number of the state's mine and quarry workforce left to complete the program.

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Queensland mining industry needs to improve safety to

Queensland mining industry needs to improve safety to avoid deaths. Article by Amanda Jasi. AN expert report says that 12 deaths are likely to occur over any five-year period within the Queensland, Australia mining industry if it does not improve safety. The report also makes several recommendations to help industry do so. The report reveals the findings of an expert review commissioned by

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