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Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/00998 Summary: An unplanned movement occurred when three longwall roof supports advanced after automation was activated. The automation parameters were incorrectly...

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01023 Summary:The windscreen of a loader smashed when a rock hit it. An excavator was operating at the top of a face casting material in a single pass down four benches...

Dangerous Incident Report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/01028 Summary: A light vehicle rolled after contacting a light vehicle bund. The driver reported having a microsleep while returning to the muster area at the end of...

Safety Bulletin: Pressure Safety Valves

Reporting notifiable incidents for failure of pressure safety valves when identified as safety critical elements at Major Hazard Facilities

Safety Alert: Articulated truck rollovers

What is the issue? WorkSafe’s High Hazards Unit has recently been notified of rollover incidents involving the use of trucks in open cast mines, alluvial mines and quarries. The trucks involved range...

STEM Jobs In Discovery For Western Victoria

New geoscience research and data shows western Victoria may have deposits of copper, gold and other metals that could be the catalyst for a new wave of investment and jobs.

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...

AMSJ Spring 2018