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CBH Resources truck cab

Truck cabin falls onto mine worker

A sudden movement caused part of a heavy vehicle to come crashing down onto an underground employee. During routine maintenance a fitter accidentally bumped a stay that was holding up a truck cabin...

Light vehicle pedestrian accident

Multi-vehicle collision pins coal worker

A mine employee might consider buying a lotto ticket after being fortunate enough to walk away from a pile-up accident. One coal worker was recently sandwiched between utility vehicles at an...

Komatsu driverless trucks

Advanced safety features mandated for heavy vehicles

Employers will have to fit more innovative motion inhibitors to reduce the risk of workplace accidents. New road-registered heavy vehicles must be able to detect likely forward collisions, warn...

Water truck spotter

Water truck strikes and pins helpful worker

A heavy vehicle collided with and squeezed a colleague who tried to help the driver navigate through a work site. A concrete batching plant worker learnt the hard way not to stand in the path of...

Water cart

Blind spot tears roof off water truck cabin

Two heavy vehicle operators learnt the hard way not to make sure an adequate perimeter is established before performing high-risk work. A 36 tonne excavator began stockpiling hammered material for...

AMSJ April 2022