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Mines Safety Significant Incident Report No. 91

An underground employee died from crush asphyxia when a stack of 15 sheets of wire mesh fell onto him. The deceased was in the process of moving a sheet of mesh from the stack in order to place it in... Read more


AS 3007.1-2004 Electrical Installations - Surface Mines and Associated Processing Plant

The Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2006 (NSW) and the Mining Health and Safety Regulation 2006 (NSW) state that: The operator of a mine must ensure that electrical installations at the mine comply with the requirements of  AS 3007 and... Read more


AS 3007.4-2004 Electrical Installations - Surface Mines and Associated Processing Plant

The Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2006 (NSW) and the Mining Health and Safety Regulation 2006 (NSW) state that: The operator of a mine must ensure that electrical installations at the mine comply with the requirements of  AS 3007 and... Read more


MSB No. 050 Crushed by mesh sheets - fatal accident

A mining fatality which took place in January 1998 has recently been the subject of a Coronial inquest. The deceased was crushed under the weight of 15 sheets of steel mesh intended for use in a ground support program. The 2.4m... Read more


CONCRETE BLOCK WALL COLLAPSES

Concrete blocks were stacked vertically to construct a series of bays to separate sales products. The structure that collapsed was the back wall of a bay that was full of material. Normally, another bay of material was stored up against... Read more


Dozer Fall Protection Frame

Problem Maintenance personnel (Mine or Contractors) are required to access and work upon the Dozer bonnet in order to repair/replace items that include lights, air conditioners and blade lift cylinders. This access exposes such personnel to a potential fall from heights... Read more


Coal seam gas rig fatality

What A drill rig operator suffered fatal injuries when he was crushed between a length of drill collar and an adjacent “mousehole” during stacking pipe on an unstable foundation. It appears that the ground gave way between the position where the... Read more


QuarrySAfe : Occupational Health and Safety Resource Manual

This manual has been developed for the quarrying industry in South Australia. It is divided into 10 sections: 1. Occupational health and safety (OHS) management systems. 2. Duties and responsibilities. Explains duty of care and what duties this imposes on... Read more


Reduction of manual handling in the Case Shop

Problem In the four furnaces at TEMCO Bell Bay, electrodes 1.2m in diameter and up to 24m in length feed the electrical energy needed to reduce a blend of manganese ore and other raw materials to molten metal alloys. The end... Read more


Powered Haulage - MO - Limestone (C&B)

What On September 28, 2005, a 39-year-old repairman, with one year and 34 weeks mining experience, was fatally injured at an underground stone mine. The victim, operating an over the road truck that had been converted to a water truck, lost... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mine (Sand and Gravel) Fatal Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock/Material Accident Dupont Pit Glacier Northwest Dupont, Pierce County,

What A 53-year-old plant general foreman with 19 years mining experience was fatally injured when a retaining wall constructed of large concrete blocks failed and one of the blocks slid onto the victim and pinned him. A hole was being excavated... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mine (Sand and Gravel) Fatal Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock/Material Accident Dupont Pit Glacier Northwest Dupont, Pierce County,

What A 53-year-old plant general foreman with 19 years mining experience was fatally injured when a retaining wall constructed of large concrete blocks failed and one of the blocks slid onto the victim and pinned him. A hole was being excavated... Read more


Coal Ash Fact Sheet

Fly ash is a fine, powdery material that would Fly Out of the power plant s stacks if it were not captured. But power plants today collect their fly ash and it can be a valuable tool in improving our... Read more


Working safely near overhead power lines

Accidents involving overhead power lines (OHPLs) during agricultural work. Machinery (like combines, tipping trailers, boom sprayers, loaders); equipment (such as
irrigation pipes and ladders); and activities (eg stacking) are often involved. Contact with the lines does not need to be made.... Read more


Fatal Powered Haulage Accident at Texas Stone Products, Inc., Lometa, Lampasas County, Texas, Mine I.D. No. 41-03518

What A 22-year-old rock handler was fatally injured at a dimension stone operation when he was struck by a skid steer that was backing up. Why The accident occurred because operating procedures were inadequate and did not ensure that pallets were placed away... Read more


Fatal Fall of Person Accident at Tilden Mine, Tilden Mining Company L.C., Ishpeming, Marquette County, Michigan, Mine I.D. No. 20-00422

What A 49-year-old utility man was fatally injured at an iron ore mine. The victim was washing the roof over a kiln when he fell through a hatch cover. Why The accident occurred because safe operating procedures had not been established to clean... Read more


Fatal Handling Material Accident - Gunnison County, Colorado

What A utility man/labourer was fatally injured while attempting to load a bundle of wire mesh onto a scoop. Four bundles of wire mesh weighing approximately 6000 pounds connected by metal straps were stacked against the rib in an upright position.... Read more


Report of Investigation - Fatal Handling Material Accident - Gunnison County, Colorado

What A utility man/labourer was fatally injured while attempting to load a bundle of wire mesh onto a scoop. Four bundles of wire mesh weighing approximately 6000 pounds connected by metal straps were stacked against the rib in an upright position.... Read more


Use of winches

Incident Improper lifting technique at an oil-rig caused part of a Rotating Head being lifted by winch to jam. Extra tension was applied and, when the unit still refused to move, the operator in charge climbed up onto the Blow-Out Preventer... Read more


Printed: 20 September, 2017.


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