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Manned loader falls into open stope

Manned loader falls into open stope | fatal accident

Western Australia’s Department of mines industry regulation and safety (DMIRS) has released a report regarding to manned loader falling into an open stope. In July 2020, an operator was driving...

A rigid haul truck rolled over

A rigid haul truck rolled over at open cut mine

The NSW Resources Regulator’s Mine Safety has released a report of rigid haul truck rolled over at open cut mine. A rigid haul truck rolled over the side of a haul road, coming to rest on the edge of...

hydraulic accumulator

Hydraulic Accumulator Near Miss

DMIRS WA has issued a safety alert highlighting the dangers of work with pressurised hydraulic accumulators. In May 2018, workers were exposed to potentially serious or life threatening injuries when...

rock falls

100 tonne of rock falls into open stope brow

Mining Safety Alert: Rock Falls The Victorian Mining Safety regulator has advised that a serious incident occurred where approximately 100 tonnes of rock falls into an open stope brow. The ground...

Falling rock smashes through loader windscreen

A worker was injured at a New South Wales quarry after a large rock smashed through the front end loader he was operating and struck him. The large rock, weighing about 23 kilograms, fell about 17m...

Opal miner injured by falling material

An opal miner has suffered a spinal injury after being struck by falling mullock when attempting to close a hopper door with a star picket. A safety alert released by NSW Mine Safety this week said...

Worker falls in helicopter lifting incident

A worker fell a short distance after becoming tangled in a tag line during a helicopter lift, the Department of Mines and Petroleum said in a report. The incident, which occurred at a WA salt lake in...

Arc flash incident injures worker

A worker received minor flash burns to his body after working on a low-voltage motor control centre, according to a Department of Mines and Petroleum significant incident report. The June incident...

DMP releases report into first fatality of 2016

The Department of Mines and Petroleum have released a significant incident report into the death of a 32-year-old worker at a Rio Tinto mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Lee Buzzard...

RECALL: Defects discovered in self-rescuers

A batch of self-rescuers have been recommended to be returned for assessment due to a defect has been revealed by a NSW Mine Safety Alert. The SR50 and SR100A self rescuers have been recommended by...