The Beaconsfield Leadership Workshop

The Beaconsfield Leadership Workshop The subject of the Beaconsfield Crisis has been raised on occasions during the campaign for the approaching Australian election (Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten meets 'real hero' of Beaconsfield mine disaster ). A great deal of mythology created by the media surrounds the crisis, much of it is simply untrue. Much …

Anniversary–Beaconsfield Mine Collapse

Anniversary–Beaconsfield Mine Collapse The sixth anniversary of The Beaconsfield Mine collapse approaches. The collapse occurred on 25 April 2006 in Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia. Of the seventeen people who were in the mine at the time, fourteen escaped immediately following the collapse, one, Larry Knight, was killed and the remaining two, Brant Webb and Todd Russell, …

Safety on work sites ‘dumbed down’

Interesting article in today’s Canberra Times, quoting our guest author Dr Robert Long (see his work here) Safety on work sites 'dumbed down' BY JOHN THISTLETON 08 Feb, 2012 01:00 AM A safety and risk assessment consultant engaged after the Beaconsfield Mine disaster says safety on Canberra construction sites is being dumbed down and over-regulated. …