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A service truck overturned

A service truck overturned at open cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a truck incident that occurred at an open cut coal mine. A service truck overturned when the operator lost control of the vehicle while descending a ramp. The...

Excavator INCIDENT

Excavator rollover incident

INCIDENT 2 WorkSafe New Zealand has published a safety alert that highlights the serious health and safety risks involved when operating excavators. In the last 18 months, there were five excavator...

gold field south deep gold mine

Miner killed in accident at Gold Fields South Deep

Gold Fields announced on Tuesday (13 April 2021) that an employee at its South Deep gold mine in South Africa lost his life in a mining incident. Shaft timberman Vumile Mgcine, aged 46, succumbed...

A worker received an electric shock at metals processing

Electric shock for worker during metals processing

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an electric shock incident occurred during metals processing activities. According to the report, a worker received an electric shock from a metal ring...

worker injured at Open cut coal mine

Fitter receives severe injury at open-cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where a mine fitter received severe injuries at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, a maintenance fitter received a severe laceration...

mobile jaw crusher

Worker injured during mobile jaw crusher maintenance

The NSW Resources Regulator has released investigation information regarding a worker who has injured by failed components during mobile jaw crusher maintenance at Buckaroo Mine. At about 8:30am on...

fire incident at underground coal mine

Fire accident at an underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fire accident that occurred on a compressor at an underground coal mine. Two workers suffered nausea and headaches after taking about 30 minutes to...

fall of ground at Underground metals mine

Ground failure across a haul road

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a fall of ground occurred across a haul road approximately 300 metres above the mine portal at an underground metals mine. Two operators were unable to...

A dozer tipped over incident while levelling windrow

Dozer rolls over while levelling a windrow

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dozer rollover incident occurred at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, a dozer tipped on its side while in the process of levelling a windrow...

Equipment Collision

Equipment collision at surface mine

The Queensland Coal Mine Inspector has reported an equipment collision occurred at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, during loading operations, a large excavator has swung around and...

Falls from walkways and platforms

Falls from walkways and platforms

The Queensland Coal Mines Inspector safety bulletin has released two incidents regarding coal mine workers (CMW) have fallen through a mesh walkway and a mesh platform. In both incidents the coal...

haul truck collision with grader

Positive communication failures result in collisions

A haul truck collision with grader at an open cut coal mine has been reported by the NSW Resources Regulator. According to the report, while working on a haul road, a grader operator performed a u...