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NZ Safety Alert: Cutting in quarry causes bush fire

A contract worker was gas cutting galvanised plate in a quarry “graveyard” area when the wind changed, and a small fire started in dry bush behind the worker. A second worker on fire...

CFMMEU penalised for unlawful industrial action

Legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman has resulted in the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) being penalised in Court for organising unlawful industrial action at...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/00956 Summary: A worker suffered an electric shock. The worker was cleaning swarf from a magnetic base drill when the shock occurred. When inspected, an electrician...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/00958 Summary: A haul truck was parked up and shutdown due to rain. The operator remained in the cab. After about an hour, the truck rolled forward 30 to 40 metres...

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/00959 Summary: A haul truck was trying to pass a grader when it slid towards the grader and made contact.  The grader was cleaning a haul road following rain...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/00961 Summary: A collision occurred when a light vehicle rolled into a Jumbo. The light vehicle was parked in the decline. After leaving the vehicle it rolled forward...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/00964 Summary: A boilermaker suffered a fractured foot. The boilermaker was cutting a steel plate from an excavator bucket when the steel plate fell to the ground...

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/00970 Summary: Three workers were injured when the transport vehicle they were passengers in hit a sled. A load haul dump (LHD) vehicle was towing the sled out of the...

Dangerous incident report:

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/00971 Summary: A workshop roof was damaged when an articulated truck hit it.  After completing the pre-use inspection, the tub was still raised and the operator tried...

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