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Roof bolting rig

Part of mine roof swings down and hospitalises worker

Ceiling support infrastructure became loose and severely injured a resources employee. A mine worker was recently rushed to the emergency department with two broken ribs and a lacerated lung due to a...

Runaway grader

Employers sued $6.7M for Bowen Basin mine fatality

Grieving colleagues and family members want two mining services companies to pay for a workplace death in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. Bradley Hardwick might still be alive if a park...

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...

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...

hydraulic satircase crushes mineworker

Mineworker crushed by hydraulic stairs – again!

Another mineworker has been crushed by a hydraulic staircase on a dozer after regulators found that a range of issues associated with wiring modifications that resulted in an unexpected staircase...

AMSJ April 2022