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Information on fatal mining accidents across the globe are contained in Australasian mine safety journal archives. read detailed accident investigation reports and other reports ranging from on the scene reporting of fatal accidents to information on court proceedings associated with fatal mining accidents.

fatality

CAT 770 truck

Operator dies from touching energised heavy vehicle

A mine employee passed away after coming into contact with an electrified dump truck. Authorities recently investigated how a resources worker became fatally electrocuted after touching an energised...

Eli Kelly

New mine site death reported in less than two years

A mining fatality is being mourned just 18 months after a different workmate passed away. Colleagues, friends and family are reeling after Eli Kelly died at Gold Fields’ Saint Ives mine...

Cable drums

Unsecured cable drum falls, kills worker

A loose wire spool unexpectedly toppled, fatally crushing an employee. Authorities recently investigated how a 2.3 metre wide cable drum detached from two steel stands and killed a worker at an...

Gas filled chamber death

Worker collapses, dies in poorly ventilated space

An employee suffered a deadly fall in suffocating conditions. A 3.8 metre deep chamber had inadequate and untested air circulation when a crew member fatally collapsed. Authorities recently examined...

Mine slurry pipe death

Metal pipe fatally strikes resources employee

A mine worker died shortly after coming into contact with a heavy conduit. Authorities recently examined how a crew member became fatally struck by a pipe at an undisclosed mine on 1 March 2024...

Bus door

Heavy vehicle door fatally crushes operator

A driver passed away while exiting a large transporter. Authorities recently examined circumstances leading up to an operator being trapped and killed by a bus door. Investigators suspect the worker...

Underground coal mine drowning

Poor ventilation kills underground coal employee

Ineffective air circulation took a subterranean mine worker’s life, an investigation found. Authorities recently examined why Christopher Finley drowned to death at Twin State Mining’s...

Overturned coal truck

Heavy vehicle operator dies from horrific crash

A truck driver tragically passed away during a severe accident. Authorities recently examined what circumstances led to a heavy vehicle flipping over and killing the operator at an undisclosed coal...