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Dangerous Incident Report

A driller and offsider were preparing to move a drill rig to a new hole, however the jump-up stand and rod rack were interacting. The drill rods were moved from the rod rack up against a wall to...

dangerous incident

Dangerous Incident Report

A truck operator parked and checked that the truck was fundamentally stable. The operator then climbed down from the truck and the truck started to roll forward. The operator climbed back up the...

dangerous incident

Dangerous Incident Report

The operator of a fully loaded truck saw flames coming from a resistor grid box. The operator stopped the truck and activated the e-stop and fire suppression system. The fire suppression system...

Dangerous Incident Report

A fitter jump-started a light vehicle that had a flat battery. The vehicle was parked outside a workshop. The fitter walked back to the workshop to return the jumper leads. While he was away from the...

Dangerous Incident Report

|| A supervisor was driving a light vehicle from a pit office area to the stores. While driving up hill and turning a corner, the driver went to apply the brake but accidently applied the accelerator...

Dangerous Incident Report

Dangerous incident Summary: A run of mine (ROM) coal stockpile was showing signs of spontaneous combustion. A dozer was being used to push coal. The operator drove the dozer to the top of the...

Risk present in all work spaces

Businesses need to consider health and safety risks on all structures, even those infrequently used. On 2 June 2016 a Rangiora Carpets staff member fell 2.5 metres from an unconsented mezzanine floor...

Dangerous Incident: haul truck tray

Summary: The operator of a haul truck was lowering his tray after dumping a load when the tray suddenly slammed down to the bump stops. The lower retaining bolts of the left hand cylinder retainer...

Dangerous Incident: shotcrete rig

Summary: An operator using a shotcrete rig was preparing the machine for a maintenance task to repair a fault on the nozzle on the boom. While operating the remote control, a spring return to centre...

Dangerous Incident: sparks coming from the engine

Summary: An operator of an underground haul truck noticed sparks coming from the engine bay area of a concrete agitator. The truck operator immediately notified the agitator operator, who stopped...