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Truck operator falls

Heavy vehicle operator suffers fatal fall

A truck driver plunged to his death after his employer allegedly failed to take safety measures. Authorities recently investigated a heavy vehicle fatality at an undisclosed mine site. The operator...

Ron Selig free falls from roof

Tributes flow after mining celebrity suffers fatal fall

Colleagues, loved ones and fans are reeling from a workplace tragedy in Queensland. Ron Selig reportedly tried to repair a storm damaged workshop roof and free-fell to the ground on 26 November 2022...

Compactor pins worker

Equipment falls and pins worker

Authorities investigated how light machinery overturned and crushed an employee. WorkSafe officials recently examined what circumstances led to a 2.7 tonne utility compactor falling off a tilt tray...

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Slip into something less comfortable

Mining ergonomics expert, Robin Burgess-Limerick, discusses how to prevent slips, trips and falls during mining equipment access and egress. Access to, and egress from, mining equipment is an...