Did you know in the next seven years there will be more tunnelling projects in Australia than we've seen in the past 20 years?

So what are the best ways to protect the health of today's tunnel construction workers?

Our Sydney-based Manager Occupational Health & Hygiene Kate Cole travelled to the UK, USA, Norway, and Switzerland as part of a Churchill Fellowship to investigate.

Her insights into international best practice have been published on the Australasian Tunnelling Society website.

About Kate Cole

Kate is a Churchill Fellow and Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH)® who has extensive experience in the implementation of large scale occupational health and hygiene programs in various industries.

Her main areas of work include tunnelling, construction and contaminated land remediation.


Pictured: Kate Cole, Sydney-based Manager Occupational Health & Hygiene.