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Mines Safety Significant Incident Report No. 155

Rock fall during support cycle in a high heading development � fatal accident

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A number of safety bulletins and significant incident reports have been issued over the years to address the hazard of rock falls in the development of high headings. This significant incident report follows from another fatal accident when an employee was killed by a rock fall while rock bolts and mesh were being installed in a high heading development drive. The report includes recommendations made by the Coroner following an inquest into the circumstances surrounding the incident.



Organisation:

Department of Mines and Petroleum

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to Western Australia (WA)

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Information:

PDF Document
Coverage:

Western Australia

Author:

DMP

Publisher:

Government of Western Australia

Published:

17 Jul 2009



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