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Raw water tank failure

Collapse damages mine equipment, injures worker

A mining operation reported a structural failure that battered machinery and hurt one employee. A raw water tank recently failed at a Queensland coal mine, releasing large volumes of water across the...

Fail safe brake interlocks

Malfunctioning fail-safe brake hospitalises worker

Authorities are investigating how a mine employee became injured despite safeguards in place. Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ) wants to know exactly how a runaway, light vehicle recently...

Light vehicle pedestrian accident

Multi-vehicle collision pins coal worker

A mine employee might consider buying a lotto ticket after being fortunate enough to walk away from a pile-up accident. One coal worker was recently sandwiched between utility vehicles at an...

Safety net tightens for resources workers

Safety net tightens for resources workers

Australia’s toughest mine safety laws take effect from 1st July with executives facing up to 20 years’ jail if Queensland resources sector workers die because of their criminal negligence. Mines...

AMSJ April 2022