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..
In the mining and resources industries, safety is an obvious priority, and every year there are brand new innovative products..
Dust Management – The importance of keeping dust under control in our mines A perspective from Dr Rob McCartney, Occupational Physician,..
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..
The department has developed an information sheet that summarises the amendments to the Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 and the..