Resources Safety and Health Queensland is recommending coal mine operators review their incident reporting after a significant decrease in the number of High Potential Incidents (HPIs) reported by Queensland coal mines during the 2020/21 fiscal year.
The Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ) has provided recommendations to prevent incidents like what recently occurred at Gregory Crinum coal mine from happening again.
Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ) has recommended senior site executives ensure all operators are trained and competent in the operation of vehicles after a coal mine worker was injured by a moving vehicle.
Resources, Safety and Health Queensland’s (RSHQ) has found that unplanned movement of vehicles accounted for 10 high potential incidents in April.
A tyre blow-out at a Queensland open cut coal mine caused a lump of basalt to penetrate the cabin of a nearby dozer, narrowly missing its operator.
Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ) has found that building structures at multiple Queensland coal mines have collapsed and are unable to withstand wild weather conditions.
A cabin explosion has occurred as a mine worker was driving a truck in an underground mine in Queensland.