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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...

Dangerous Incident Report

Dangerous incident | SInNot 2017/01675 Summary: A mining haul truck entered the mine’s fuel farm via the wrong entrance. The roof height of the fuel farm was insufficient for the truck and the truck...

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...

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