Surface – Limestone– On April 5, 2018, a concrete pumper truck made contact with a 13.2 KV overhead powerline. The..
Monthly Archives: May 2018
Summary: Spontaneous combustion was developing at a mine site and reported to the regulator. Oxidised coal was put into the dump...
Summary: Multiple mines have been notifying the regulator of ongoing spontaneous combustion incidents. Recommendations to industry: All coal mine operators, including open..
Summary: A worker suffered serious head injuries when he was hit by an unsecured bracket that fell while decommissioning a..
Summary: The owner/operator of an opal mine suffered spinal injuries when he fell down a shaft. He was fixing a..
Summary: An electrician suffered several electric shocks when a second electrician carried out an insulation test on the cable they were..
Summary: While delivering sand to a mine, a second trailer overturned during tipping. When approaching full height, the driver noticed the..
Summary: A continuous miner driver was hit in the back and knocked over by rib spall. He was found by another..
Summary: A loader operator suffered three cracked ribs after falling 1.5 metres from a loader. He was standing on the top..
Incident date: 23 January 2018 Event: Ignition of methane at continuous miner working face Location: Chain Valley Colliery – Vales..