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.