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fall from height

Rigger falls from height

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fall from height incident. A rigger had completed lift activities and was dismounting a scaffold. While climbing onto the ladder, the rigger ducked under a...

Crawler utility vehicle runaway

Tracked utility vehicles rollaway

The NSW Resources Regulator has recently received two notifications where tracked utility type vehicles have lost motion control and rolled, uncontrolled, down a gradient. Figure 2 Morooka MST-3000VD...

Collision between an excavator and dozer

Collision between an excavator and a dozer

The NSW Resources Regulator has published an investigation report into a collision between an excavator and a dozer at Maules Creek Mine on 26 May 2021. Figure 2 According to the report, a dozer was...

bratt falls

Worker suffers injury after brattice falls

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an underground coal mine worker suffered soft tissue injuries after piece of the roof of the coal mine fell off. A continuous miner driver was standing at the...

opal mine surface rig

Opal miner found dead in shaft

An opal miner has received fatal injuries whilst working in the shaft of an underground opal mine. Attempts to revive the worker were unsuccessful. The incident occurred on the Grawin Opal Fields...

vehicle incident

Alert | Haul truck near miss

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert following a haul truck and a light vehicle near miss at an open cut coal mine. The empty haul truck approached a corner where a grader was working on...

Raised jib contacts 22kV overhead power line

Drill rig contacts 22kV power line

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety alert regarding an exploration drill rig that contacted energised 22kV overhead power lines while travelling across a paddock. One of the three...