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Dec 1, 2008

Contamination of Fresh / Potable Water Supply

An incident occurred recently where the fresh / potable water system in a processing plant was connected to the final product line. At some ...

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Surface Mine

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Dec 24, 2008

Fatality Involving Mobile Crushing Plant

A worker sustained fatal injuries when struck by the right hand hopper door of a mobile crushing plant.

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Jan 20, 2000

Failure To Isolate Compressed Air Line

In an Underground coal mine two parallel pipe branches comprising a 100mm compressed air line and a 100 mm pump line had been installed. The ...

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Jan 19, 2000

Non-Mining Fatality Trail Bike Rider Crashes Over Quarry Face

On a Saturday afternoon a man suffered major head and internal injuries after the trail bike he was riding ran over a six metre high quarry ...

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Jan 28, 2000

Toe Amputation by Drill String

Toe amputation by drill string.

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Feb 24, 2002

Contractor Struck By Bull Gear Cover

Two dragline bullgear covers were removed during a maintenance shut down and placed on a dry level area for cleaning. They were placed in an ...

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Underground Coal Mine

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Apr 22, 2002

Exposed Live 11Kv Cable Plug

At an underground coal mine, an electrician and work group were required to energize a newly installed 11KV underground substation. This was to ...

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Surface Mine

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Mar 4, 2003

Inappropriate Safety Props

While undertaking an inspection at a quarry, a dump truck was found parked up with the tray in the raised position to allow maintenance to be ...

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Underground Coal Mine

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Feb 22, 2005

Incident With 2 Remote Control Transmitters

A twin heading underground roadway was being developed using two mining machines, (continuous miners), both controlled by their operators using ...

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Surface Mine

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Dec 11, 2001

Managing The Risk At Unsupervised Mine Sites

Mine or quarry sites can be unsupervised for a variety of reasons including; abandonment, no security after hours, Christmas/New Year holidays ...

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Surface Mine

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Oct 31, 1997

Near Miss Electrocution

A contract fitter engaged in the repair of a dragline lower roller path entered the tub 22KV cable connection chamber with the power still ...

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Jun 23, 1997

Service Pipe Ranges

A number of recent incidents in mines have prompted the inspectorate to issue this bulletin regarding the potential for serious injury to arise ...

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Surface Mine

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Aug 1, 1991

Buried Electric Cable – Fatal Accident

While excavating to repair a leaking water main, a trades assistant was electrocuted when a crowbar he was using struck and penetrated a buried ...

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Surface Coal Mine

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Nov 1, 2006

Large Electrical Equipment At Surface Mines May Have Auxilliary Power Sources

COAL MINE FATALITY – An electrician, with 21 years of experience, was fatally injured while troubleshooting a dragline trailing cable at ...

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Jan 15, 2002

Alternate Radio Transmitter Signals Start Machine

INCIDENT

A remote controlled machine was being tested in a surface workshop using radio remote control. The hydraulic pump on the ...

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