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worker being ejected from workbox

Incident | Workers ejected from work box

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident in an underground metal mine. The incident occurred when a workbox detached from an integrated tool carrier and fell approximately two metres. It...

mining accident

Worker suffers arm injury at underground metal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident occurred at an underground metal mine. An operator was loading a truck at the oxide stockpile when a rock, weighing approximately 20 kilograms...

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...

Explosives incident

Explosives incident at an underground mine

SafeWork SA received notification of an explosives incident in an underground mine on 29 October 2020. The health and safety of underground workers was put at risk following the unplanned electronic...

Manned loader falls into open stope

Manned loader falls into open stope | fatal accident

Western Australia’s Department of mines industry regulation and safety (DMIRS) has released a report regarding to manned loader falling into an open stope. In July 2020, an operator was driving...

Strata’s Global Line of Emergency Refuge Chambers

Applying decades of experience with today’s advancements in technology, underground mine safety practices have been able to evolve over the years. Operations have discovered it is imperative to have...