DMIRS – Implementation of WHS Legislation – Key Changes
On 31 March 2022 the WHS laws were introduced – replacing the old Mines Safety & Inspection Act 1994 and…Read More
Important Update: Work Health and Safety Regulations
Are You Ready for the New WHS Laws? As most of you are aware, the new Australian Work…Read More
Pressure vessel failure injures worker | DMP Incident Alert
Incident Alert, April 2020 | According to The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS), a worker was transferring…Read More
MSB No. 175: Integrity of equaliser cables on vehicle hoist
The Department has received numerous reports of failed and damaged equaliser cables on vehicle hoists, including those types with two or four posts.Read More
SIR No. 276: Fall from height after failure of retractable type lanyard
Summary of incident In June 2018, a scaffolder fell while crossing a void 5.7 metres above the ground.Read More
SIR No. 274: Structural failure of fixed conveyor stacker
Subject: Structural failure of fixed conveyor stacker Date: 18 March 2019 Summary of incident Note: The Department of…Read More
MSB No. 162: Inspection and maintenance of special purpose lifting plant and hoists
Date: 14 March 2019 Background Mines inspectors repeatedly identify plant such as shaft reliners, hopper trolleys, workshop mobile jib…Read More
Are your Crane & Hoist Wire Ropes in good, serviceable condition?
Wire ropes used in cranes & hoists for lifting purposes will experience deterioration throughout their entire service lives.Read More
Pressure Vessels: Mandatory Requirements for Your Pressure Equipment
Do you own pressure equipment? If so, it’s important to understand the mandatory requirements and applicable Australian Standards…Read More
Do you know your legal responsibilities if you own Plant, Machinery or Equipment?
Do you know your legal responsibilities if you own Plant, Machinery or Equipment? As an owner of plant, machinery and…Read More
Do you know the design registration requirements for mobile EWPs and Scissor Lifts?
Since the introduction of the new harmonised Workplace Health and Safety Regulations (WHS) in ACT, NSW, NT, QLD and SA…Read More