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fingers injury

Worker crushes fingers in roof bolted

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that a worker received crush injuries to two fingers when the hand was caught in a pinch point while operating a roof bolting rig. The worker was...

serious injury

Worker seriously injured at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a worker has seriously injured at an underground coal mine. A worker sustained a punctured lung when he was struck in the chest by a poly pipe. While moving a...

Transition to GHS 7 - webinar

Choose the right equipment for the chemical

SafeWork South Australia is reminding businesses who handle chemicals in the workplace to ensure that their equipment is compatible with the substances being handled. In January 2021, a worker was...

Junior Minerals

$100 million funding for junior miners

The Coalition Government will contribute a further $100 million to extend the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) for four more years. Extension of the JMEI program will help to ensure jobs...

vehicle roll backwards

Vehicle rolls backwards at exploration site

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that a vehicle rolled backwards at an exploration site. According to the report, the operator of a 20 tonne tracked support vehicle sustained...

coal mine worker injury

Incident involving super large bore inflator adaptors

Queensland Mines Inspectorate has released a worker who has injured at a coal mine. On 25 August 2020 a Coal Mine Worker (CMW) was deflating an ultra-class rear dump truck tyre using a super large...

rio tinto tailings facilities

Rio Tinto updates details of global tailings facilities

Rio Tinto released updated information in relation to its global tailings facilities to align with the requirements of the Global Industry Standard for Tailings Management (GISTM) released in August...