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Failure to lockout

Safety Alert | Failure to Lockout

New Zealand’s MinEx has recently reported an incident that occurred due to failure to lockout. According to Minex, the workshop supervisor went to assist a fitter in diagnosing a bearing failure on a...

injury

Worker’s arm caught in tail pulley

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where a worker’s arm became caught in the tail pulley on the main drive of a screening plant belt. The worker removed a guard to view the belt...

Rock Fall

Rock fall hits employee during ground support activity

Plan of Incident Location Worksafe Victoria is issuing a reminder about the importance of managing the risks associated with rock falls whilst developing headings in underground mines. An employee...

springvale underground coal mine

Mineworker dies beside loader at Springvale

A mineworker has passed away at the Centennial Coal Springvale mine in New South Wales after being discovered unresponsive by his colleagues beside a loader. At this stage, investigators are seeking...

work basket

Mine workers tipped out of work basket

According to the Western Australian mining safety regulator, a significant high potential occurred where mine workers were tipped out of a work basket used with an integrated tool carrier. The...

track press serious mining incident

Track press cylinder fail results in serious injuries

The Queensland Mining Safety Regulator has advised of a serious incident that resulted in a mineworker being airlifted to a Brisbane hospital with a range of serious injuries. The report documents...

Personnel Transporter

Mine personnel transporter hits hydrant dropper

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where a personnel transporter hit a fire hydrant dropper while travelling outbye. According to the Regulator, the underground personnel transport...

dangers of operating near water. truck on its side water storage dam

Dangers of operation around bodies of water

A recent incident at a NSW mine has re-inforced the requirement for safety management plans when mine personnel and equipment are operating around bodies of water. In the latest ‘body of...

A fitter was injured when a suspension link pin struck him following lancing

Learnings from suspension link pin incident

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a number of learnings from an incident involving a suspension link pin that ejected and struck a fitter (resulting in hospitalisation) following lancing (See...

underground miner breaks pelvis

Underground miner breaks pelvis at Tritton

An underground miner has broken his pelvis following an incident at the Aeris Resources Tritton Copper Mines on Sunday. AMSJ believes the miner became trapped under a work bucket and large metal pipe...