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Dangerous Incident: Arm jammed against wall

An operator was driving a light vehicle with the window down and his arm resting on the window sill. While passing another vehicle, his vehicle hit the gutter and in doing so the operator jammed his...

The world’s worst mine disaster

The first ever recorded mining accident killed 23 people in 1872 and the most recent claimed 203 lives just a few years ago. While there have been many mine disasters in history, the worst we have...

The power to be safe

Electrical accidents are a common cause of high-potential mining incidents – and one Australian company is dedicated to doing something to help eradicate them.

2017 Australian Mine of the Year

Anglo American’s Moranbah North mine received the highest accolade at the prestigious 2017Australian Mining Prospect Awards taking out the overall prize: 2017 Australian Mine of the Year. At the...

iso to reduce mining accidents

New International Standard to reduce mining accidents

There’s no question that mining has been made safer over the years, but mines are still one of the most hazardous places to work. The causes can be numerous, from explosive dust and toxic gases to...

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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