Calls For BMA Safety Review After Saraji Fatality



The mining union is calling for a "reset" across all BMA Central Queensland coal mines after the death.

The Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union said it was calling on BHP to provide information to its workforce on areas of concern at all seven mines operating under the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance: Goonyella Riverside, Broadmeadow, Daunia, Peak Downs, Saraji, Blackwater and Caval Ridge.

"We are concerned that safety incidents on BHP mines are not leading to an adequate review of operating procedures, neither at the site the incident occurred nor across BHP's network of mines," CFMEU Queensland president Stephen Smyth said.

"BHP has thousands of lives in its hands every day across its Central Queensland coal mines.