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Safety Bulletin – Serious Accident

Serious Accident Surface – Sand and Gravel – A miner received an electrical shock while working in a 480-volt electrical control panel for a portable crusher without locking and tagging out the...

Safety Bulletin – Serious Accident

Serious Accident Plant – Limestone – An accident occurred when a miner was attempting to change the oil filter on the diesel motor for the cone crusher. The miner was using a filter wrench to remove...

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Incident report

Close Call Accident Surface – Sand & Gravel – A front-end loader was hit by a train while crossing the railroad tracks. The miner was uninjured and the frontend loader remained upright. Best...

Fatality Final investigation report

Incident date: 14 May 2017 Event: Fatality in underground metalliferous mine Location: Perilya Broken Hill Limited, Southern Operations, Broken Hill NSW A worker was found unconscious near a light...

Man falls inside crusher machine 

Man falls inside crusher machine A quarry worker in the lower North Island was seriously injured when an impact crusher was “accidentally” started while the worker was welding inside the crusher...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: An empty mining haul truck was descending a ramp after rain, and the operator lost control of the truck. The truck skidded into the potential path of a loaded haul truck...

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Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: In an underground metal mine, a diamond drill rig was coring a new hole that was right on top of a resin bolt. While drilling, the drill offsider saw a flash which was...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: A mining dump truck was spotting to a dozer and reversed into the rear right hand side of the dozer damaging a light bracket. Recommendations to...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: On a shift change, a light vehicle carrying five people was travelling along a haul road towards an intersection near a crib hut. Travelling in the opposite direction was...

AMSJ Spring 2018