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safety alert for mobile plant

Safety alert over mobile plant

Worksafe Queensland has issued a safety alert regarding a man sustained serious head injuries after falling from a water tank. In November 2020, a man sustained serious head injuries after falling...

Collision incident

Collision incident at a surface mine

Resources Safety and Health Queensland has reported a collision incident at a surface mine due to lack of positive communications. According to the report, a service truck entered a drill pad to...

Truck Connecting with Powerlines

Mobile plant contacting energised overhead powerlines

The Queensland Government has released a mining safety report detailing requirements for the prevention of mobile plant and equipment from entering exclusion zones of energised overhead powerlines...

isolate hydraulics

Failure to isolate hydraulics on mobile crusher

A failure to adequately isolate hydraulics on a mobile crusher has resulted in a hydraulic pressure related injury at a NZ quarry. A recent MinEx Alert has, once again, drawn attention to a frequent...

Nose to tail collision of haul truck

Nose to tail haul truck collision

The NSW Mine Safety Regulator has advised of a nose to tail haul truck collision at New South Wales mine. The incident reportedly involved two haul trucks colliding at an open-cut coal mine. The...

HV cables in coal mine black cat

LHD clips high voltage cables | Mine shuts down

In a somewhat bizarre but frightening incident, a Load Haul Dumper (LHD) operator has shut down an underground coal mine when a raised bucket clipped high voltage cables in a roadway. The NSW...

underground haul truck fire

Fire on underground haul truck | Drivetrain bearing

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fire on underground haul truck at a metalliferous mine in the past week. According to the Regulator, a bearing collapsed on the drive train and grease was...