Mining is one of Australia’s biggest industries, worth hundreds of millions of dollars every year. It’s an industry that demands..
Summary: The Resources Regulator has been made aware of an incident that occurred in Western Australia recently on an elevated work..
Summary: A haul truck ran into a grader while trying to pass it. Positive communications protocols were not followed. No injuries..
Summary: A highwall failed and material spilled over the bund protection and onto the working bench below. This blocked access to..
Summary: An excavator rolled onto its side while clearing overburden on a bench. The operator suffered minor injuries requiring first..
Summary: An operator was hit with a stream of hydraulic oil while installing a roof bolt from a continuous miner. The..
Summary: A collision occurred between two haul trucks. One truck reversed into the other. There were no injuries but one truck..
Summary: While lifting a 4-tonne spider cap on a primary crusher, a 10-tonne overhead crane hoist rope failed. Recommendations to industry: Lifting..
The Government of Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has released Choosing the right mental health training for..
Note: The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s investigation is ongoing. The information contained in this significant incident report..