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Dangerous Incident: EWP Damaged light vehicle

Summary: A fourth-year electrical apprentice was working on an elevated work platform (EWP). While moving from one work site to another (to continue running a cable) the knuckle of the EWP hit and...

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Dangerous Incident: Electrician suffered electric shock

Summary: An electrician was investigating an intermittent fault on a cooling pump at a surface gas plant and suffered an electric shock. The electrician was using a multimeter to fault find inside...

Serious Injury – Broken finger

Summary: A worker was loading a belt structure into a basket when their right middle finger was caught between the basket and the belt structure. Colleagues applied first aid and took the worker to...

Serious injury – Worker Hit by Rolling Vehicle

Summary: A worker was hit on the leg and knocked to the ground when a vehicle rolled backwards. The worker was walking and using a mobile phone at the time of the incident. The worker was taken to...

Safety Alert: Excavator brings down powerlines

An excavator was working approx. 50 m from powerlines loading out from a stockpile. While tracking under the 11kv powerline to another stockpile, the boom contacted the overhead powerlines. This...

Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar

The NSW Resources Regulator is seeking experienced and enthusiastic presenters for the annual Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar on 7 and 8 November 2018 at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney. The...

AMSJ Spring 2018