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Near miss when pick-and-carry crane rolls over

The importance of workers being properly trained and holding necessary licences has been highlighted after a pick-and-carry crane rolled on a mine site. In November, an articulated, pick-and-carry...

safety management systems should assist management

Top 10 articles of 2015

As another huge year in the mining and resources industry comes to an end, we have compiled a list of the 10 most popular mine safety stories of 2015.   10. Workers evacuated from...

Heat stress the cause of WA miner death, DMP says

The death of a WA miner last month has been linked to heat stress, according to a significant incident report released by the Department of Mines and Petroleum. A 28-year-old jumbo offsider collapsed...

Contractor fined $195,000 for Cloudbreak fatality

BTP Equipment Pty Ltd has been fined $195,000 and ordered to pay $100,000 in costs for its involvement in the death of worker Paul Torre on 24 December 2010. Mr Torre was working in the mobile...

Worker seriously injured during routine maintenance

A process operator received burns to his body and face while undertaking routine maintenance, according to a significant incident report released by the DMP. The report states the operator opened the...

Worker injured using high-pressure water pump

A worker was injured after using high-pressure water jetting equipment, according to a significant incident report by the Department of Mines and Petroleum. The worker was in a confined space...

Fleet stood down after Premier Coal truck fires

Premier Coal has pulled an entire fleet of mine trucks out of action at it’s Collie site after five fires in three weeks. Two weeks ago a truck burst into flames at the mine, with four other...