Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2013’

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The Heat Is On – Managing Heat Stress At Work

Protecting employees from the danger of heat stress, heat exhaustion and heat stroke should not be limited to hot summer …

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The 10 key areas of DMP focus in 2013/14

The Director of Mines Safety, Andrew Chaplyn announced, at the Mines Safety Road Show, that the following 10 items will …

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DMP serious focus on serious incidents

There were over 800 serious incidents reported to the DMP last year. Inspector Holmes said at the Mines Safety Road …

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What is the value of a WHS offence in WA?

For years the WA Government has said it does not agree with the penalty levels in the nationalised model legislation …

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Western Australia – state of confusion?

Despite almost 2 years having passed since the nationalisation process of work health and safety laws was supposed to have …

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Is your mine site bully ready?

With the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) recent bullying awareness program and the federal anti-bullying regime under …

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One drink too many?

Anyone working under the harsh Australian sun would be well aware of the dangers of dehydration which can lead to …

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Deaths in the Mining Industry

The mining industry has swelled in recent years and currently employs approximately 100,000 people in Western Australia. In 2012, the …

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