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DID YOU KNOW: Serious Claims

Serious Claims The preliminary data for 2011–12 show there were 3365 successful workers’ compensation claims for serious injury or illness. Over the five years from 2007–08 to 2011–12, the Mining...

Safety Bulletin

Dangerous Incident A fully loaded dump truck lost control on a haul road with the truck’s front wheels going through a windrow. The windrow stopped the truck from going over a 10m drop-off to a small...

Safety Incident Report

High potential incident A shaft winder at an underground mine tripped. It was initially attributed to a communications fault as a result of a flat battery. In the process of arranging a battery...

dangerous incident

Weekly incident summary

Weekly incident summary   Reportable incidents total: 40 Summarised incidents: 6 Incidents of note for which operators should consider the comments provided and determine if action needs to be...

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DID YOU KNOW: Fatalities

Over the five years from 2007–08 to 2011–12, 36 Mining workers died from work-related injuries—21 of which involved a vehicle. The total number of deaths equates to 3.84 fatalities per 100 000...

Worker exposure to diesel exhaust emissions

The WHS (M&PS) Regulation requires a mine operator of an underground mine to ensure that the concentration of diesel emissions in the general body of air in the areas in which people work or...

AMSJ Spring 2018