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mining vehicle incident at open cut coal mine

Mining vehicle incident at open cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a mining vehicle incident occurred at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, an operator was sitting in his light vehicle with the door open, after...

Statewide blitz on electricity risks at large quarries

Statewide blitz on electricity risks at large quarries

Today (2nd March 2021), the NSW Resources Regulator Chief Inspector of Mines Garvin Burns announced operators of large quarries across the state could expect to see teams of inspectors turning up at...

chute liner

Falling chute liner strikes underground mine worker

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident regarding a mine worker who has struck by a falling chute liner at an underground metal mine. According to the report, an underground worker...

loader operator drove over

Loader operator drove over the edge of stope

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a loader incident at an underground metal mine that caused the operator sustained injuries. According to the report, an operator sustained serious injuries...

truck rolled away

Unattended haul truck rolls 65 metres

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety alert that provides safety advice for the mining industry regarding a haul truck rolled away incident that occurred on 10th January 2021. According...

A worker was blasted in the face by compressed air

Worker face injuries by compressed air

The NSW Resources Regulator has published an incident that caused a worker’s face injury at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a worker was blasted in the face by compressed air...

Dump truck incident

Dump truck incident at open-cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dump truck incident that occurred at an open cut coal mine. A dump truck dropped about one to two metres when the dump wall failed as the operator was...

blasting incident

Dangerous blasting incident at open cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous blasting incident at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, when blasting overburden, fly rock has been ejected beyond the exclusion zone...