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SIR No. 278 Trailer tarpaulin cover mechanism fracture – fatal accident - 200 Kb

SIR No. 278 Trailer tarpaulin cover mechanism fracture – fatal accident

Ground control management in Western Australian mining operations - 1201 Kb

Ground control management in Western Australian mining operations

Ground control for Western Australian mining operations - 1427 Kb

This code of practice is designed to outline the regulatory expectations for minimising workforce exposure to hazardous ground movements.

Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 - guide - 2896 Kb

This guide provides practical guidance on how to comply with the regulations for persons who manufacture, import, supply, store or handle dangerous goods and all persons at dangerous goods sites.

Security sensitive ammonium nitrate (SSAN) waste - information sheet - 173 Kb

This information sheet provides information on the safety, security and regulatory requirements of security sensitive ammonium nitrate (SSAN) waste.

Activity indicators for Mines Safety - January to March 2019 - 808 Kb

This document provides a snapshot of activity indicators for Mines Safety - January to March 2019.

Quarterly performance snapshot - 1 October - 31 December 2018 - 1093 Kb

Provides a snapshot of injury and incident data provided to the Department for the minerals sector between 1 October - 31 December 2018.

MSB No. 165: Safe access to high voltage powerline corridors - 163 Kb

MSB No. 165: Safe access to high voltage powerline corridors (10 June 2019)

SIR No. 276: Fall from height after failure of retractable type lanyard - 228 Kb

SIR No. 276: Fall from height after failure of retractable type lanyard (28 May 2019)

SIR No. 275: Electrician received 1000V electric shock and burns - 130 Kb

SIR No. 275: Electrician received 1000V electric shock and burns (17 May 2019)

Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2017-2018 - report - 5928 Kb

This report contains accident and injury statistics regarding the safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2017-2018.

MSB No. 164: Wheels detaching from graders - 267 Kb

MSB No. 164: Wheels detaching from graders (17 April 2019)

Mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers in the resources and construction sectors – code of practice - 1225 Kb

Mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers in the resources and construction sectors – code of practice

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