AMSJ » Significant Incident Report

Tag - Significant Incident Report

Drill offsider run over by tracked vehicle

A drill offsider escaped with minor injuries after being run over by a tracked vehicle, according to a Department of Mines and Petroleum significant incident report. The August incident occurred...

Worker de-gloved after arms caught in conveyor

A boilermaker was de-gloved after becoming caught in a moving conveyor in June. The boilermaker was working alone while in the process of shutting down a crushing plant, according to a significant...

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...

Underground worker crushed in IT work basket

A worker received serious head injuries after being crushed between an integrated tool carrier (IT) work basket and the roof of excavation. Two servicemen were in the work basket removing pipe...

Near miss when pick-and-carry crane rolls over

The importance of workers being properly trained and holding necessary licences has been highlighted after a pick-and-carry crane rolled on a mine site. In November, an articulated, pick-and-carry...

Worker injured using high-pressure water pump

A worker was injured after using high-pressure water jetting equipment, according to a significant incident report by the Department of Mines and Petroleum. The worker was in a confined space...

Worker injured after rubber hose failure

A worker was seriously injured when he was sprayed by anhydrous ammonia after failure of flexible rubber hose, according to a significant incident report released by the Department of Mines and...