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fingers injury

Worker crushes fingers in roof bolted

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that a worker received crush injuries to two fingers when the hand was caught in a pinch point while operating a roof bolting rig. The worker was...

meghalaya mine accident

Six workers dead in Meghalaya coal mining accident

At least six workers died in an accident when they were working in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, Northeast Now reported on 22th Jan. East Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner E...

worker compensation report 2018-2019

Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2018-19

Safe Work Australia has released workers’ compensation statistics 2018–2019 report. There was a total of 114,435 serious workers’ compensation claims. The statistics in the report are of Australian...

Hazards in surface mining operations

Hazards in surface mining operations

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a video which highlights the risks of vehicles interaction. The Regulator stated, “various hazards exist in surface mining operations, including the...

Gas Field Supervisors Prosecuted Over Worker Injuries

Gas Field Supervisors Prosecuted Over Worker Injuries

Two gas company supervisors have been prosecuted for breaches of the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 (P&G Act) over separate incidents in which workers were injured at gas...

AMSJ April 2022