“Dust diseases arise from one cause only – dust – and it is unacceptable that any cases should be occurring in Australia..
Monthly Archives: December 2017
Summary: A haul truck was reversing into the pit dump behind a dozer that was positioned and working perpendicular to the..
Summary: The operator of a bobcat was picking up overflow spillage (mud, coal, magnetite) that was spread around the collection sump...
Summary: A hire drill rig had completed drilling a hole as part of a shot pattern and was in the process..
Summary: A small fire was reported on a contractor’s shotcrete machine. The fire occurred in the electrical (24 volt) componentry on..
Summary: A driller’s index fingertip was crushed and amputated when the door of a blast hole drill rig was closed onto..
All energized electrical equipment carry the danger of potential arc flash at any moment. • Each year, more than 2,000..
Surface – Dimension Stone – On Monday, October 23, 2017, the boom of a Pellegrini stiff leg derrick failed while..
One mine worker’s story “On the days following the event, I reflected on how my loss would have affected my..
There are a variety of traumatic injuries that can occur in mining, the most common being to the hands and..