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explosion in a truck cabin

Explosion in truck cabin in underground mine

Queensland Resources Safety & Health has released an incident report regarding a mine worker being seriously burned in an explosion in a truck cabin. On 11 January 2021, a serious accident...

Hydraulic fluid fire

Assessing risk in hydraulic fluid fires

The range of hydraulic fluid fires across the Australian mining industry has long been a concern for mining operators and plant owners. Recent machinery fires have resulted from damaged hydraulic...

Safety Bulletin - drive shaft fire

Safety Alert: Fire in drive shaft of dump truck

While travelling down a haul road, a small fire started in the drive shaft of a dump truck. The driver of the truck travelling behind asked the driver to pull over and advised the driver that there...

Water truck engulfed in flames at NSW mine

A safety alert by the NSW Department of Industry’s Resources and Energy division has been released after a fire destroyed a Caterpillar 777F water truck at an open-cut coal mine on October 15...

AMSJ April 2022