Workplace health and safety is an on-going concern for the coal mining industry. With ever changing technology, work practices, health trends and environmental concerns, research and development continues to play an integral role in keeping our workers safe and healthy.
The Health & Safety Trust supports the Australian coal mining industry by funding projects and research that will have a positive effect on the health and safety of coal mine workers, operators and the wider mining community.
The Trust is now inviting expressions of interest for grants to fund initiatives designed to improve the health and wellbeing of coal mine workers and their workplace. Researchers, mine owners/operators, industry workers and suppliers are encouraged to apply.
Priority areas for the Trust are:
Injury Prevention and Management: