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Dangerous Incident: Gas Flame

Summary: While drilling an underground exploration hole, a gas flame occurred, which was self-extinguished. The hole was placed onto gas diversion to make it safe. A gas detector located about half a...

FIFO Mental Health and Wellbeing survey

University of Western Australia are excited to invite you to participate in the FIFO Mental Health and Wellbeing Survey. This research project investigates the impact of FIFO arrangements on the...

MERC winners Announced

Northern Star Jundee was winner of the Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) over the weekend. MERC participants, volunteers, sponsors and Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston celebrated...

Mining kids launch clothing brand

Clever South Australian mining kids Deegan Dealtry and Sam Ranford, both 12, have launched a clothing brand called Pretty Rooster in a bid to show other children that mining is cool. Both boys come...

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Dangerous incident 

Summary: An operator stopped at a diesel tag board and smelled something unusual and discovered flames coming from under a steel cover at a conveyor boot end. The operator hosed the area with water...

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Dangerous incident

Summary: A shaft winder tripped a limit, stopping it approximately 5 m below the No 9 level plat. One worker was in the man cage at the time. He was not injured. The site’s mines rescue team was...

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Dangerous incident

Summary: An operator was using a front end loader to clean up around a haul truck when he reversed into a truck. A cover was damaged on the loader, which then moved forward and cracked the back...

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Serious injury report

Summary: An electrician involved in the installation of a water treatment plant was rolling cable off a drum and wedged his left arm between the rear of the ute tray and the drum. His arm was broken...

Serious Accident Alert

On June 28, 2017, a miner was overcome by vapors following a hazardous waste spill from a tanker trailer. The hazardous material spilled from the top of the tanker around a damaged agitator seal. The...