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Collapsed boom damages truck

Catastrophic failure extensively damages truck

An aerial lift machinery accident severely damaged a heavy vehicle in North Queensland. Authorities recently investigated how a mobile concrete placing boom suddenly collapsed onto a truck cabin...

Water cart

Blind spot tears roof off water truck cabin

Two heavy vehicle operators learnt the hard way not to make sure an adequate perimeter is established before performing high-risk work. A 36 tonne excavator began stockpiling hammered material for...

Dump truck

Two deaths, hundreds of serious injuries reported

Authorities shared grim news that workplace accidents are rising and some incidents were so severe they claimed the lives of relatively young workers. Total serious lost time injuries (LTIs) rose...

Single trailer road truck

Coal mines investigate heavy vehicle mishaps

Authorities are examining incidents at two mining operations in New South Wales. The state government is investigating a recent truck accident at an undisclosed open-cut coal mine. The single-trailer...

Dump truck runs over ute

Dump truck driver runs over ute blocking his way

A maintenance worker learnt the hard way not to park in a way that obstructs heavy vehicles from moving freely. A mobile mechanic recently thought it was a good idea to park his utility truck in...

Star Aviation plane

FIFO charter plane makes ‘scary’ emergency landing

A company flight was forced to make an emergency landing after an equipment malfunction. The Star Aviation, twin-turbo propeller aircraft recently experienced a landing indicator problem while...

fuel cart

Fire incident from fuel cart refuelling

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous fire incident that occurred in an open cut coal mine.  According to the report, a fuel cart was refuelling a drill rig when a cracked fuel tank...

AMSJ April 2022