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Going the Distance – Underground

Going the Distance – Underground   Many vehicle related accidents not only occur on our roads, but also underground where the conditions are more hazardous, more challenging and with...

Houston we have a problem

Braking system faults – RETRACTED

The contents of this story have been retracted following a series of complaints by Anglo American to AMSJ management regarding the speculative and premature nature of the story. While AMSJ re...

BHP Mount Arthur Coal Mine crash

Storm blamed for car crash leaving one injured

A State Government-funded agency has taken a page from 1980s pop music band Milli Vanilli, blaming the rain for causing a serious car crash. A worker recently suffered serious injuries after crashing...

Light vehicles recalled

Over the last month a number of light vehicle manufacturers have issued recall notices. Mitsubishi and Toyota have jointly recalled more than 750,000 passenger vehicles sold in Australia...

Four injured in Rio Tinto rollover

Four workers work injured in a light vehicle rollover at Rio Tinto’s Greater Paraburdoo mine on Saturday morning. The incident comes just a week after the death of 32-year-old Lee Buzzard, who...

Ridgeway Mine death shotcrete wrking alone

Ridgeway mine death prompts employee monitoring

An investigation into the death of a 28-year-old worker at Cadia Ridgeway gold mine on September 6 has recommended regular monitoring of people working alone. The Mine Safety Investigation Unit...

AVOID THE CRASH

An investigation report prepared by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit into a fatal collision between a haul dump truck and a light vehicle at Ravensworth open cut mine in November 2013. At 11.50...

Safety Alert issued in WA over vehicle floor mats

The following is a Safety Alert issued by Work Safe WA: Recently a worker was seriously injured when he was struck by a moving vehicle in the yard at his workplace.   As the driver was manoeuvring to...