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Worker traps leg between two steel beams

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a worker sustained a broken tibia when his leg was trapped between two steel...

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Longwall Operation | Potential fluid injection

Resources Safety & Health Queensland has reported an incident involving a worker been struck by a gauge and some fluid during maintenance. BHP forms heritage body with Banjima native title...

Research examined emergency response mining Professor Russell Jones

Emergency response for serious mining injury | Research

EMERGENCY RESPONSE A recently released research paper on the impact of mining injuries will assist mine site first responders and paramedics to be more prepared for emergency events. Professor...

Gas Field Supervisors Prosecuted Over Worker Injuries

Company fined $95,000 after Goldfield mine injury

Evolution Mining, formerly La Mancha Resources, has been fined $95,000 following an incident that seriously injured a worker in 2013. Benedict Wydra was working at the company’s Frog’s...

Company Fined for Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Company fined $90,000 after mine worker injured

Process Minerals International has been fined $90,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after a worker was seriously injured in 2012. The Woodie Woodie mine process plant contractor...

Third fatality for Newcrest Mining

A 28-year-old worker has been killed at Newcrest’s Cadia Valley Operations, near Orange, overnight. The man, a father-of-two, was working at the Ridgeway gold mine underground as a mine...

Worker stung by swarm of bees at WA mine

A worker sustained multiple stings after he was attacked by a swarm of bees at a Western Australian mine. The man was admitted to hospital with almost 90 stings to his head and upper body, after the...

Worker injured at Boggabri coal mine

A worker has been injured at the Boggabri coal mine this morning, after being trapped in his vehicle following an interaction with a dozer on the site. A Boggabri Coal operator Idemitsu spokesperson...

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