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Collision between an excavator and dozer

Collision between an excavator and a dozer

The NSW Resources Regulator has published an investigation report into a collision between an excavator and a dozer at Maules Creek Mine on 26 May 2021. Figure 2 According to the report, a dozer was...

Excavator INCIDENT

Excavator rollover incidents

INCIDENT 2 WorkSafe New Zealand has published a safety alert that highlights the serious health and safety risks involved when operating excavators. In the last 18 months, there were five excavator...

Equipment Collision

Equipment collision at surface mine

The Queensland Coal Mine Inspector has reported an equipment collision occurred at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, during loading operations, a large excavator has swung around and...

Excavator engulfed by fire

Excavator engulfed by fire

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fire incident that occurred on an excavator at an underground coal mine. According to the report, the excavator operator jumped clear of the cabin to escape...

Foot Injury

Excavator Access Ladder Causes Foot Injury

Resources Safety & Health Queensland released a safety alert on a recent incident at a Central Queensland surface coal mine. According to the report, an excavator retractable access ladder was in...

miner transported by ambulance after rockfall

WA miner injured after “horseplay” on site

The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum have issued a Significant Incident Report after a miner was injured as a result of “horseplay”. The incident occurred when a...

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