Coal Mine Accident Prompts Inquiry

Reported by Zoe | 14 Aug, 2012

A 26-year-old worker was critically injured when he was conducting gas drainage drilling on the weekend at a Camberwell mine. He was injured when a steel pipe became disconnected when it was being flushed and hit the worker. He was flown to the Royal North Shore Hospital for treatment. The NSW Primary Industries and union …

Sydney Safety Conference & Show – Daily Wrap Up – 3

Reported by Angela | 27 Oct, 2011

There was a lot to hear, see and do at the Sydney Safety Conference & Show today – as there has been each day. Some of the topics covered today included the emerging area of managing mental health issues in the workplace; managing the long-term injured employee; and several small sessions looking at safety technologies …