Each year, Resources Safety and Health Queensland conducts a simulated emergency exercise at one of the state’s mines. Queensland chief inspector of coal mines Peter Newman reviews the learnings from the simulation at Anglo American’s Moranbah North mine in 2020.
A cabin explosion has occurred as a mine worker was driving a truck in an underground mine in Queensland.
Queensland’s resource workers will soon have their own independent health and safety regulatory body after the state parliament supported new legislation.
The Queensland Government will set up an independent safety and health regulator statutory body following parliamentary recommendations into coal workers’ pneumoconiosis.