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dump truck incident

Dump truck incident at open cut coal mine

The dump truck incident on an open cut coal mine has been reported to the NSW Resources Regulator. The operator of a dump truck smelled smoke in the cabin, activated the emergency stop button and...

roof fall incident at underground coal mine

Roof fall incident at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a roof fall incident at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a roof fall, approximately six metres long, measuring the full width of the drive...

drilling incident

Driller enters charged shot area

A dangerous incident at an open cut coal mine has been reported to the NSW Resources Regulator. A drill rig trammed to a demarcated shot hole to re-drill it.  The drill operator accessed the...

dump truck incident

Dump slump | mining truck incident

A dump slump truck incident has occurred at an open cut coal mine in NSW. According to the NSW mining safety regulator, both sets of rear wheels on a dump truck dropped approximately one metre when...

flyrock incident at quarry

Person at risk from flyrock at quarry

The NSW Resources Regulator has released investigation information regarding a dangerous blasting incident at a hard rock quarry. A worker was inside the exclusion zone when a blast was initiated at...

man basket incident

Incident | Man basket drops to the ground

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an underground metals mine. Two electricians were in a man basket, attached to the extended boom of a telehandler, while the...

dozer Near miss

Near miss between dozer and haul truck

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert following a haul truck and a dozer near-miss at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, a dozer operator communicated with a haul truck...

fingers injury

Worker crushes fingers in roof bolted

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that a worker received crush injuries to two fingers when the hand was caught in a pinch point while operating a roof bolting rig. The worker was...

air isolation failure

Failure to isolate compressed air

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, during the commissioning of a new water line, the end cap was being undone in...

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) laws

NSW seeks comment on proposed amendments to WHS laws

The NSW Resources Regulator is seeking comment from interested stakeholders on proposed amendments to the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 and Regulation (WHS...

AMSJ April 2022