Summary: A dangerous incident occurred at a mine when an articulated dump truck park brake failed to hold a truck when it was stopped, about to tip a load. The loaded truck rolled forward about 50 m...
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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.