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Fatal injury to prime mover operator as rim assembly fails

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Information:

What

While removing a tyre and rim assembly from a drive axle bogey of an off-highway coal transport prime mover the operator suffered fatal injuries when the inner rim assembly failed and blew the outer wheel and mounting jewellery of the inner assembly off the drive axle.

Why

failed rim of Pressurised assembly.

Recommendations

Recommendations refer to deflation of all tyres, non-destructive testing and training of operators.



Organisation:

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to Queensland (QLD)

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Information:

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Coverage:

QLD - Queensland

Author:

Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland Government

Publisher:

Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland Government

Published:

22 Aug 2005



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