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Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: A mulching machine and water cart were clearing scrub and timber. As the water cart returned from refilling and re-entered the work area, a piece of wood about the size of...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: A mining haul truck operator reportedly lost steering. After trying to turn both ways he applied the brake. The truck ran into a windrow. Recommendations to...

Dangerous Incident Report

Dangerous incident Summary: An articulated dump truck trailer (body) of the truck rolled onto its side. Recommendations to industry: Hazard: Gravity Risk: Harm to people from falling elevated machine...

Dangerous Incident Report

A loaded mining truck had completed loading and was leaving the loading area when it collided with another unloaded mining truck that had just travelled down the ramp. The collision occurred at the...

Dangerous Incident Report

An IT (integrated tool) carrier was travelling down the bank of a tailings dam. The machine lost brakes at the top section and the operator continued to steer the machine with increasing speed. The...

Dangerous Incident Report

A coal burst occurred in a development unit. The unit stopped and workers were removed from the area. The area was secured and the workers were uninjured. A large scale ‘pressure bump’ resulted in...

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Dangerous Incident Report

 A mining truck was tipping competent material (stone) at the tip head when the operator thought the rear wheels dropped down. The operator asked the dozer operator who confirmed the rear wheels had...

dangerous incident

Dangerous Incident Report

A driller and offsider were preparing to move a drill rig to a new hole, however the jump-up stand and rod rack were interacting. The drill rods were moved from the rod rack up against a wall to...

dangerous incident

Dangerous Incident Report

A truck operator parked and checked that the truck was fundamentally stable. The operator then climbed down from the truck and the truck started to roll forward. The operator climbed back up the...

dangerous incident

Dangerous Incident Report

The operator of a fully loaded truck saw flames coming from a resistor grid box. The operator stopped the truck and activated the e-stop and fire suppression system. The fire suppression system...

Dangerous Incident Report

A fitter jump-started a light vehicle that had a flat battery. The vehicle was parked outside a workshop. The fitter walked back to the workshop to return the jumper leads. While he was away from the...

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