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Serious injury: Slab of coal injures worker

Summary: At an underground coal mine, a worker suffered a broken ankle when a slab of coal hit him. The slab was reported to be about 1 m high and 0.5 m thick and broke away from the upper rib...

Dangerous Incident: High Voltage Cable Damaged

Summary: At an underground metalliferous mine, a high voltage cable was damaged when an underground loader lifted its bucket to dump a load and impacted the cable. Recommendations to...

Serious injury: Fingers fractured after impact

Summary: A deputy suffered two fractured fingers after being hit with a conveyor stringer. The deputy was trying to remove a centre conveyor idler with the conveyor stringer. The deputy was pivoting...

Dangerous incident: Fire on Ejector Truck

Summary: A fire occurred on an ejector truck that was travelling underground in the main decline. The operator activated the onboard fire suppression, which extinguished the fire. Recommendations to...

MinEx starts rolling out more NZ regional workshops

More MinEx workshops – designed to help you manage risks in your operation – are now confirmed to run, with some acknowledged support from WorkSafe. The first is Wednesday 13 June – Palmerston North...

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