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03 June 2015
Horseplay at a mining operation results in a serious injury
A dogger required medical attention as a result of horseplay at a mining operation

03 June 2015
Hazards associated with loading operations at the base of stockpiles
There have been several recent incidents on Western Australian mining operations involving the failure of stockpile faces

26 May 2015
Mining & Quarrying Work Health and Safety Seminar
MAQOHSC has developed a seminar program for mining and quarrying operations with a focus on current safety issues of high importance and legislative compliance within South Australia.

21 May 2015
Working from rills
An accident occurred whilst 2 workers were standing on a draw point rill, installing a dust suppression water spray.

19 May 2015
ACCC recalling unsafe disposable respirators
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a product safety recall for models of disposable mask respirators supplied by Moldex-Metric Inc.

12 May 2015
Fires ignite while refuelling mobile plant with quick-fill fuel systems
There have been several related incidents of diesel fuel fires occurring on mobile plant while they were being refuelled.

05 May 2015
Free suicide prevention workshop - making mining and quarrying workplaces safer
The Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee (MAQOHSC) is funding a Rock Solid Suicide Prevention Pilot Program for South Australia's mining and quarrying industry.

30 April 2015
Haul truck collides with light vehicle in a designated controlled area
A light vehicle collision occurred when heavy vehicles were relocating a stockpile during a night shift

30 April 2015
Latest MAQOHSC Newsletter
Read about a new program to help prevent suicide and promote wellbeing for workers

23 April 2015
Mining & Quarrying Work Health & Safety Seminar
MAQOHSC has developed a seminar program for mine and quarry operators with a focus on current safety issues of high importance and legislative compliance within South Australia.

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