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New grants to boost workplace safety

Fresh ideas to reduce workplace harm and improve outcomes for injured workers are being funded through a new WorkSafe Victoria grants program. The WorkSafe grants support initiatives that deliver...

personnel vehicle incident

Potential crush point on personnel transport vehicle

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety alert following the incident on 20 May 2021. According to the report, at the time of the incident, a worker was travelling as a passenger in a...

worker serious injury

Worker traps leg between two steel beams

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a worker sustained a broken tibia when his leg was trapped between two steel...

serious injury

Powerline incidents prompt safety warning

WorkSafe Victoria is urging employers operating mobile machinery near overhead power lines to put safety first following a spate of electric shock incidents and near misses. Since November 2020, one...

serious injury

Worker seriously injured at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a worker has seriously injured at an underground coal mine. A worker sustained a punctured lung when he was struck in the chest by a poly pipe. While moving a...

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Vehicle rolls backwards at exploration site

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that a vehicle rolled backwards at an exploration site. According to the report, the operator of a 20 tonne tracked support vehicle sustained...

air isolation failure

Failure to isolate compressed air

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, during the commissioning of a new water line, the end cap was being undone in...

Worker seriously injured by ejected object

Worker seriously injured by ejected object

The NSW Resources Regulator has released investigation information regarding a worker who was struck by the pin as it was ejected resulting in a compound fracture to his right lower leg at Lynwood...

jumbo operator injury

Jumbo operator struck by flyrock

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a jumbo operator’s off-sider sustained lacerations to his leg and arm when he was struck by flyrock at an underground metals mine. Rockfall injures jumbo...

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