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Mine worker safety Global Road Technology

Improving mine worker safety the agenda for GRT

Australian headquartered mining and civil services firm Global Road Technology (GRT), is aiming to place mine safety firmly on the national agenda over the next 12 months. Using its work in the...

2021 Innovative Skills Awards

Innovative Skilling Awards winners announced

Like many events, the 2021 Innovative Skills Awards were conducted differently this year. Recognising creativity and leading practice in driving quality training in the resources industry, the...

workplace safety

New grants to boost workplace safety

Fresh ideas to reduce workplace harm and improve outcomes for injured workers are being funded through a new WorkSafe Victoria grants program. The WorkSafe grants support initiatives that deliver...

personnel vehicle incident

Potential crush point on personnel transport vehicle

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety alert following the incident on 20 May 2021. According to the report, at the time of the incident, a worker was travelling as a passenger in a...

fall from height

Rigger falls from height

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fall from height incident. A rigger had completed lift activities and was dismounting a scaffold. While climbing onto the ladder, the rigger ducked under a...

Crawler utility vehicle runaway

Tracked utility vehicles rollaway

The NSW Resources Regulator has recently received two notifications where tracked utility type vehicles have lost motion control and rolled, uncontrolled, down a gradient. Figure 2 Morooka MST-3000VD...

dump truck incident

Dump truck incident at open cut coal mine

The dump truck incident on an open cut coal mine has been reported to the NSW Resources Regulator. The operator of a dump truck smelled smoke in the cabin, activated the emergency stop button and...

roof fall incident at underground coal mine

Roof fall incident at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a roof fall incident at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a roof fall, approximately six metres long, measuring the full width of the drive...

Collision between an excavator and dozer

Collision between an excavator and a dozer

The NSW Resources Regulator has published an investigation report into a collision between an excavator and a dozer at Maules Creek Mine on 26 May 2021. Figure 2 According to the report, a dozer was...