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Dangerous Incident Safety Incident Coal Mine

Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/00970 Summary: Three workers were injured when the transport vehicle they were passengers in hit a sled. A load haul dump (LHD) vehicle was towing the sled out of the...

Dangerous Incident Safety Incident Coal Mine

Dangerous incident report:

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/00971 Summary: A workshop roof was damaged when an articulated truck hit it.  After completing the pre-use inspection, the tub was still raised and the operator tried...

Vega aims to make measurement safer with New Products.

Vega’s non-contact, continuous level measurement system Vegapuls 69 continues to prove its versatility in bulk solid measuring, being utilised for the purpose of rock crusher level control, a...

Serious Injury: Neck Injury

A worker suffered suspected neck injuries when an excavator was loading a dump truck. The mounts on a hydraulic tank on the dump truck failed during the incident. Recommendations to industry: When...

Mining Risk Management Products And Services

Dangerous incident: haul truck breached

A haul truck breached a windrow at a dump.  The position 5 and 6 wheels breached the windrow and the operator only stopped when called by another operator. There was a 20m drop behind the windrow...

Tips To Reduce Mining Accidents

Dangerous Incident: Excavator Overturned

An excavator overturned while cleaning up a bench. The bench was 1.5m high. Recommendations to industry: Equipment operators must maintain situational awareness and remain vigilant of the risk of...

Mining Safety Tips

Dangerous incident: excavator tramming underground

An excavator was tramming underground when it hit a light vehicle. The excavator was carrying a hydraulic hammer at the time. As it trammed around a corner, the operator did not see the parked light...

How To Stay Healthy When Working In The Mine

Dangerous incident: large pressure bump

A large pressure bump occurred in a development roadway. Workers on the continuous miner at the time were peppered workers with coal on a continuous miner. A dust storm followed. The rib moved and...

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