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Read the latest archived information on mining incidents from Australia and internationally. Australasian Mine Safety Journal provides coverage and technical information on mining incidents.

A mining incident is the instance of a happening, an event or occurrence involving safety or environment at a mine site. An incident may include property damage, personnel damage including injury/fatality or environmental damage.

Mining incidents are typically recorded and investigated to prevent a recurrence.

Excavator engulfed by fire

Excavator engulfed by fire

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fire incident that occurred on an excavator at an underground coal mine. According to the report, the excavator operator jumped clear of the cabin to escape...

strata failure in underground coal mine

Strata failure at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a strata failure incident that occurred at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a roof fall occurred at an intersection in an underground coal...

chute liner

Falling chute liner strikes underground mine worker

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident regarding a mine worker who has struck by a falling chute liner at an underground metal mine. According to the report, an underground worker...

haul truck overturned incident

Haul truck overturned incident

The USA Government, Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA has reported a fatal incident that a haul truck that travelled backwards and overturned. On 19 Jan 2021, a miner backed a haul truck to...

e-cigarette_burns

An e-cigarette devices incident at mine site

On 11th January 2021, the Government of Western Australia, Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety received a report of an incident at a mine site where an electronic cigarette (vape)...

loader operator drove over

Loader operator drove over the edge of stope

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a loader incident at an underground metal mine that caused the operator sustained injuries. According to the report, an operator sustained serious injuries...