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Olympic dam truck

Mining giant reports second fatality in three months

A major resources producer twice failed to ensure workers return home safely from duty. BHP recently confirmed a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle at the Olympic Dam mine. “We are...

Westwood coal train wreck

Employer charged for Central Qld coal fatality

A state-run company was formally accused of neglecting health and safety obligations, resulting in death. The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) recently filed three charges after a...

Fuel truck

Runaway heavy vehicle crashes while refuelling

An operator discovered trucks can roll away even when a stop device is engaged. An unoccupied fuel truck recently descended 8 metres and crashed into a mobile stacker despite the park brake already...