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hydraulic injection

Potential hydraulic injection for worker

MinEX NZ has released a safety alert regarding a potential hydraulic injection injury. A mobile plant operator and a fellow worker were in the process of starting the plant when a small oil leak was...

Service mechanic sustained serious hand injuries when struck by radiator fan blades on a generator

Mechanic sustained serious hand injuries

The Department of Western Australia, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has released a safety alert regarding a mechanic who had serious hand injuries when serviced a generator...

workers injury

Operator seriously injured after entered no-go area

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where a worker was hit on the leg while helping to remove a power pack from a longhole drill. The work group entered the area to remove the power...

work injury at a fifo site cricket

FIFO worker injured in cricket match | Compo upheld

A FIFO worker who was injured in a cricket match between shifts on a FIFO site has had a Return to WorkSA appeal (See Note 1) squashed after ReturntoWork SA sort to exclude his injury from...

Gas Field Supervisors Prosecuted Over Worker Injuries

Company fined $95,000 after Goldfield mine injury

Evolution Mining, formerly La Mancha Resources, has been fined $95,000 following an incident that seriously injured a worker in 2013. Benedict Wydra was working at the company’s Frog’s...

Injured coal miner awarded more than $1.2m

A Hail Creek coal miner has been awarded more than $1.2m in compensation in Federal Court after being stood down by Rio Tinto after an injury. The Federal Court ordered more than $1,272,109 in...

Serious head laceration leads to investigation

A mine operator received a serious head injury from a damaged roof support strap, prompting an investigation by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit. The incident occurred on January 22 at the...

Hunter Valley power station explosion injures two

Workers at a Hunter Valley power station have been offered counselling after an explosion that injured two workers last week. A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital after receiving burns to his face...

Worker injured at Boggabri coal mine

A worker has been injured at the Boggabri coal mine this morning, after being trapped in his vehicle following an interaction with a dozer on the site. A Boggabri Coal operator Idemitsu spokesperson...

AMSJ April 2022