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Becoming a high reliability organisation – Resources Safety and Health Matters video series

06 October 2021

Many organisations in the Queensland resources industry are currently considering the question: How does an organisation become a high reliability organisation (HRO)?

Resources Safety and Health Matters video series launched

10 August 2021

A new video series which explores current safety and health issues in Queensland’s resources industry was launched today by the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health.

Remembering the Box Flat mine disaster

03 August 2021

On 31 July 1972 at 2.47 am, 17 miners were killed in an explosion at the Box Flat coal mine in Swanbank near Ipswich. Another man lost his life 14 months after the incident as a result of the injuries he sustained.

New research provides roadmap to developing HRO characteristics

29 April 2021

Organisations aspiring to develop the characteristics of high reliability organisations (HROs) must focus their efforts on cultivating the appropriate environment and behaviours that will enable these characteristics to emerge.

Mines rescue talent on display at Kestrel Mine in Central Queensland

23 April 2021

The best underground coal mines rescue talent in the state was on display recently at the Queensland Mines Rescue Service Memorial Cup 2021.

The University of Queensland to hold forum on high reliability organisations

11 March 2021

Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health supports The University of Queensland's expert forum on the subject of high reliability organisations.

Merry Christmas from the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health

21 December 2020

Wishing you a merry Christmas and a happy new year from the Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health Kate du Preez.

High reliability organisations. Where do we start?

15 December 2020

"Where do we start?" One of the most common issues for organisations working towards becoming a high reliability organisation is knowing where to begin. In this article, Commissioner for Resources Safety and Health Kate du Preez provides some simple advice on where organisations can look to start their journey on the right foot.

Service remembers coal miners lost in Ipswich region

08 December 2020

Attendees at a memorial service to remember the 186 coal miners who lost their lives in the Ipswich and Rosewood region between 1858 and 1997 were told about the importance of continuing to improve safety standards in the Queensland coal mining industry.

Level 1 emergency exercise tests industry preparedness

08 December 2020

Anglo American's Moranbah North coal mine recently hosted the 2020 Queensland coal mining industry level 1 emergency exercise.

Rethinking safety in the Queensland mining and quarrying industry

20 November 2020

A new podcast series which discusses how the Queensland coal mining and mineral mining and quarrying industries are charting a journey to a safer future has been launched by forensic engineer Dr Sean Brady.

Last updated: 11 Mar 2021