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apprentice electric shock

Mining apprentice electrician receives shock

An apprentice and the supervising electrician this past week received a dangerous electric shock while re-terminating an electric supply line in an electrical cabinet.  According to information, the...

arc flash

Arc Flash urgent reminder across industry

The arc flash risks of working on live electrical equipment have been well known throughout the mining and general industry for many years, yet too many incidents still occur with tragic consequences...

mining incident

Driller receives electric shock | Mining Incident

In another reported dangerous mining incident in the last week,  a driller suffered an electric shock but did not sustain any serious injury. According to the New South Wales Resources Regulator...

Arc flash incident injures worker

A worker received minor flash burns to his body after working on a low-voltage motor control centre, according to a Department of Mines and Petroleum significant incident report. The June incident...

Contractor fined $60,000 for arc flash incident

Crushing Services International has been fined $60,000 following an arc flash incident at Atlas Iron’s Wodgina iron ore project in the Pilbara. On November 9, 2013, CSI electrician Daniel...

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