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LandCruiser 70 Series

LandCruiser 70 Series recall

Toyota has issued a recall notice on 70 series LandCruiser commonly used on mining sites throughout Australia. The defects involve potential fire risks through the build up the vegetation around...

WA incidents

Reversing the leading vehicle activity of WA incidents

A Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) report has found that reversing is the primary vehicle activity that accounts for the largest number of collisions in...

Scania

Scania trials autonomous truck at Dampier Salt

Rio Tinto is working with Scania to make the Dampier Salt operation in Western Australia a safer environment by testing an autonomous transport system. The first phase of the trial, which started in...

DNRM truck rollover

Workers reminded to wear seatbelt after truck rolls

Mine workers have been reminded to wear a seatbelt while operating or driving vehicles. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) is asking all mine workers to wear a seatbelt...

Front-end loader and light vehicle collide at NSW mine

A front-end loader and light vehicle collided on a New South Wales mine site last month. The incident, which occurred on March 12, saw a Caterpillar 992 front-end loader reverse into a light vehicle...

Safety Alert issued in WA over vehicle floor mats

The following is a Safety Alert issued by Work Safe WA: Recently a worker was seriously injured when he was struck by a moving vehicle in the yard at his workplace.   As the driver was manoeuvring to...

Manganese train ploughs into four wheel drive

The driver of a four wheel drive had a lucky escape after a train carrying manganese ploughed into his vehicle near Katherine in the Northern Territory. According to the NT News, the train was...

MSD-3D-BOOK

A Pain in the neck

A practical guide to preventing injuries on the mine site – from the NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council WHAT IS A MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDER (MSD)? MSD is an umbrella term for injuries and...