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Festive season safety advice

Many mining operations continue to operate during the Christmas and New Year holiday period and this time of year can be stressful for workers. We want everyone to keep safety top-of-mind this holiday season.

We've put together a range of information about increased risk during the festive season, including risks from alcohol and other drugs, fatigue, mental health and severe weather, including heat. We encourage the industry to share safety messages with its workforce during toolbox talks, safety moments and pre-start meetings this month and into the new year.

The festive season can increase mental health issues, especially for fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) mine workers and those working at remote mine sites. More information is available on our festive season safety page.

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