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Tyre explosion following lightning strike in QLD coal mine

Tyre explosion following lightning strike

Resources Safety & Health Queensland has published a safety alert regarding a tyre explosion incident resulting from a lightning strike at a Queensland coal mine. The Queensland Mines...

dozer roll over

Dozer rolled over on a sand dune

Resources Safety & Health Queensland has reported an incident where a dozer had rolled over on a ridge of a sand dune on the 15th September 2020. According to the report, the dozer operator was...

four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Mine Inspection failure another mark against Lynham

“Tip-offs” of unannounced mine safety inspections, questions over the adequacy of emergency services in mining communities and evidence of Minister Lynham’s inaction have led Queensland’s...

Resources Safety & Health Queensland Mackay

Mine safety and health regulator should be in Mackay

A Queensland MP says that the Queensland Government should make do on its’ pre-election commitment to relocate the mine safety and health regulator to Mackay. Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan today...

Queensland Parliament creates new mine safety authority

The Queensland Parliament has approved the creation of a new mine safety authority today. The move comes following a spate of deaths and a hundred of high potential incidents in the Queensland mining...

Brady report queensland mine safety

Miners will continue to die in Queensland

A report commissioned by the Queensland Government has confirmed that mineworkers will continue to die in Queensland at a rate of twelve every five years unless a major overhaul on safety is...

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