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NSW: Workers exposed to elevated levels of methane

Monday 16 January 2017

A disruption to the ventilation system in a NSW underground coal mine resulted in potentially explosive levels of methane gas migrating into the longwall return airway while workers remained underground.

VIC: Labour hire company convicted after backpacker scalped

Monday 16 January 2017

A labour hire company that specialises in providing backpacker workers to the fruit packing industry was recently convicted and fined $60,000 over an incident in which a worker was scalped by a conveyer belt.

WA: FQM Australia Nickel fined $40,000 following tank rupture

Monday 16 January 2017

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) Australia Nickel has been fined $40,000 in Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court in relation to an incident on 14 December 2014 when a ruptured tank spilled approximately two million litres of sulphuric acid slurry at the company’s Ravensthorpe Nickel Operation.

Business case lessons in process safety from Deepwater Horizon

Monday 16 January 2017

OHS professionals need to be able to build strong business cases and improve their change management skills in order to secure support for process safety improvements and operationalise these through an organisation, according to an adviser to the investigation into the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday 16 February 2017

SIA Brisbane - February OHS Seminar

The Safety Institute of Australia's Brisbane network cordially invites SIA Members and Non Member to join us for our February OHS / WHS professional development events.

Monday 20 February 2017

Deepwater Horizon: Investigative Insights NSW

On behalf of the Safety Institute of Australia and The University of Sydney Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Foundation, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, we invite you to attend Deepwater Horizon Revisited – Investigative Insights on Monday 20 February 2017 at the Palace Verona Cinema. The Deepwater Horizon Film screening will provide background for presentations by Cheryl MacKenzie who was appointed as Lead the investigator by the US Chemical Safety Board, and by Peter Wilkinson, an adviser to their investigation of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Deepwater Horizon: Investigative Insights VIC

On behalf of the Safety Institute of Australia and The University of Sydney Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Foundation, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, we invite you to attend Deepwater Horizon Revisited – Investigative Insights on Tuesday 21 February 2017 at the Palace Cinema Como. The Deepwater Horizon Film screening will provide background for presentations by Cheryl MacKenzie who was appointed as Lead the investigator by the US Chemical Safety Board, and by Peter Wilkinson, an adviser to their investigation of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

Wednesday 22 February 2017

AOG Conference

The annual Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG), staged in Perth from 22 – 24 February, 2017, will showcase the oil and gas industry over three days with Australia’s leading exhibition, a free conference program and premium industry networking opportunities.

 


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