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Worker traps leg between two steel beams

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a worker sustained a broken tibia when his leg was trapped between two steel...

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Worker seriously injured at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a worker has seriously injured at an underground coal mine. A worker sustained a punctured lung when he was struck in the chest by a poly pipe. While moving a...

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...

Bypassed Methane Detector on Explosion Protected Diesel Engines

Methane detectors bypassed

The Queensland Government, Mine Safety Regulator has provided information on reports and subsequent investigations into incidents where methane detectors fitted to underground coal mine explosion...

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Fire accident at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a dangerous incident that resulted in a fire on conveyor in an underground coal mine. According to the report, three mine workers were travelling through an...

Anti-static materials in underground coal mines

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety advice about anti-static materials for the NSW mining industry. Certain materials have the ability to accumulate and store an electrical charge...

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Continuous miner operator sprayed with hydraulic oil

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued a report of a dangerous incident occurred at an underground coal mine. A continuous miner operator was sprayed with hydraulic oil from a damaged hose on a roof...

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Dangerous incident at underground mine

NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous incident that occurred in an underground mine. Workers in an underground coal mine smelt something burning and noticed that the gearbox output shaft...

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