New DMP guidelines show old jokes wear thin

  New safety guidelines just released by the WA Department of Mines and Petroleum clearly show that cliches and stereotypes are some of the biggest safety risks in Australian industry. Poor supervision, communication and worker engagement are major contributors to accidents and fatalities yet technical industries have traditionally dismissed good …

Manual Handling in the Spotlight

Are you doing enough? A recent news archive by the Department of Mines and Petroleum re-establishes focus on what the State’s Chief Resources Safety Regulator describes, as an alarming trend of serious ‘manual handling’ injuries amongst mining operators and workers in the Pilbara. The DMP report that while 2012 saw around the same level of serious …