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Water blaster gun

Exploding tool sends worker to emergency room

An employee became hospitalised after hired equipment detonated during use. An operator required urgent medical attention after his trailerised water blaster exploded. The force was so great he lost...

Fosterville mine

Colleagues, friends reel after mine site death

A rural community is mourning one life lost at a mining operation. Police and WorkSafe Victoria recently launched an investigation into a death at Agnico Eagle Mines’ Fosterville Gold Mine...

Nail gun injuries

Multiple inexperienced workers impaled

Four trainees accidentally pierced different body parts while operating power tools during February 2022. One fourth year apprentice shot himself with a nail gun in the upper-right thigh while...

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...

EMIoT

EMIoT – Smart technology

“Smart technology” is the integrated use of devices that communicate with one another to streamline the performance of certain tasks. This concept, also known as the Internet of Things (IoT) is...

RECALL: Defects discovered in self-rescuers

A batch of self-rescuers have been recommended to be returned for assessment due to a defect has been revealed by a NSW Mine Safety Alert. The SR50 and SR100A self rescuers have been recommended by...

Emergency competition hones life-saving skills

THE Goldfields’ annual mines emergency response competition kicks off today and is a salient reminder of the importance of safety across Western Australia’s resources industry. Sixty...

Teams compete in Tasmanian Emergency Response Competition

For the first time in its 20 year history, the annual Tasmanian Minerals Emergency Response Competition will be held in Tasmania’s south at Nyrstar, Hobart. Tasmanian mine and smelter site emergency...

Crash on WA’s Goldfields leaves four dead

A devastating crash between a car and a bus carrying mine workers in Western Australia’s Goldfields has resulted in the death of a mother, her two small children and her baby boy. According to...

AMSJ April 2022