Australian Mining Safety News and Articles

News

Serious injury report

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01069 Summary: A worker’s finger was crushed while installing a 6 metre cable bolt. The worker was removing a 4 metre..

Serious injury report

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01074 Summary: A tradesman had the fourth finger on his left hand amputated while preparing a mobile crusher for transport..

High potential incident report

High potential incident report

High potential incident | SinNot 2018/01095 Summary: During a routine service on a load haul dump vehicle, the machine failed to shut down on..

Serious injury report

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01099 Summary: A rib failure occurred, striking two workers. One worker suffered several fractures on his right femur and a..

Serious injury report

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01106 Summary: A worker suffered a finger injury that required stitches. While installing support with an air track bolter, a..

Windrow management and demarcation

Windrow management and demarcation

The Resources Regulator NSW has seen an increase in notifiable incidents related to equipment breaching windrows. Windrow breaches place operators..