Summary: A small fire was reported on a contractor’s shotcrete machine. The fire occurred in the electrical (24 volt) componentry on..
Summary: A driller’s index fingertip was crushed and amputated when the door of a blast hole drill rig was closed onto..
All energized electrical equipment carry the danger of potential arc flash at any moment. • Each year, more than 2,000..
Surface – Dimension Stone – On Monday, October 23, 2017, the boom of a Pellegrini stiff leg derrick failed while..
One mine worker’s story “On the days following the event, I reflected on how my loss would have affected my..
There are a variety of traumatic injuries that can occur in mining, the most common being to the hands and..
The most effective tool in preventing respiratory diseases in mining is to minimise the exposure to industrial dust. While this..
Hearing loss due to occupation is one of the biggest problems facing miners with it being the second most common..
When compared to other parents, partners of FIFO workers experience higher levels of stress. FIFO workers are often working away..
Summary: An articulated haul truck was leaving the pit floor loaded with material and as it turned onto the main ramp,..