Australian Coal Seminars on New Guidelines for Managing Fume Events
The Australian Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation will host a series of coal seminars on managing fume events during blasting, PSnews reports.
Minister for Mines, Stirling Hinchliffe said the seminars would be held in the regional coal mining centres of Moranbah, Blackwater and Toowoomba through this month and next. He said the series kicked off this week and represented the next step towards improving worker safety during blasting operations. “The seminars will outline new blasting guidelines developed by the Government in partnership with industry and the trade union movement to better manage fume events,” Mr Hinchliffe said.