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Fail safe brake interlocks

Malfunctioning fail-safe brake hospitalises worker

Authorities are investigating how a mine employee became injured despite safeguards in place. Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ) wants to know exactly how a runaway, light vehicle recently...

Komatsu driverless trucks

Advanced safety features mandated for heavy vehicles

Employers will have to fit more innovative motion inhibitors to reduce the risk of workplace accidents. New road-registered heavy vehicles must be able to detect likely forward collisions, warn...

Vehicle rollaway

Vehicle rollaway at mine site

The NSW Mines Regulator has reported a vehicle rollaway at a mine site. The Regulator’s release said ‘An unattended light vehicle moved an estimated 250 metres from where it was parked...

BHP runaway train

BHP opens up about cause of the runaway train

This afternoon, BHP’s Edgar Basto (President of Iron Ore Assets) provided further detail on what CEO Andrew Mackenzie alluded to last week,  that the BHP runaway train resulted from “multiple...

AMSJ April 2022