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personnel vehicle incident

Potential crush point on personnel transport vehicle

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety alert following the incident on 20 May 2021. According to the report, at the time of the incident, a worker was travelling as a passenger in a...

Worker’s face injured by spreader bar

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where two workers got injured by a metal spreader bar at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, a worker was struck in the face by a...

mining accident

Worker suffers arm injury at underground metal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident occurred at an underground metal mine. An operator was loading a truck at the oxide stockpile when a rock, weighing approximately 20 kilograms...

stuck drill steel

Drilling rig accident in underground metals mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a drilling rig accident that occurred in underground metals mine. The incident occurred when the operator was releasing stuck drill steel. Drill rig contacts...

coal mine worker injury

Incident | Serious Thumb Injury

An incident report has been released by Queensland Coal Mines Inspectorate in relation to a coal mine worker’s thumb being injured during driving of star pickets at a mine site. A coal mine...

accident pay

Cut to coal miners accident pay

According to a media release by the CFMEU, the length of time coal mineworkers can claim accident pay under the Black Coal Mining Industry Award has been slashed by one-third in the Fair Work...

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