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Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ) is a risk-based, data-driven regulator. Our vision is zero serious harm across Queensland's resource sector. Our focus is the safety and health of workers in Queensland’s mining, quarrying, petroleum, gas and explosives industries.

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Alerts, bulletins and notices

Bypassed Methane Detector on Explosion Protected Diesel Engines

20 Nov 2020

Information on investigations by the Queensland Mines Inspectorate into incidents where methane detectors fitted to underground coal mine explosion protected diesel engine systems have been... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety bulletin no. 189 | Version 1

Graders - Braking systems

22 Feb 2019

Conducting audits/Inspections on park brakes of UG Graders; and to review parking procedures for all vehicles, particularly those on inclines to prevent runaways.... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Graders - Uncontrolled vehicle movement fatality

25 Feb 2019

A coal mine worker received fatal injuries when a grader exiting an underground coal mine rolled down the drift and collided with a man transporter.... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Breach of Road Bund

10 Apr 2019

An incident occurred at an Open Cut Coal Mine where a truck has breached the bund and rolled over coming to rest below the road... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Fatal accident as open cut coal mine pit wall failed

28 Jun 2019

On Wednesday 26 June 2019 at approximately 12.20pm, a 55 year old coal mine worker was fatally injured while he was operating an excavator at... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Fatal accident as surface coal mine worker found entangled in excavator access ladder

08 Jul 2019

On Sunday 7 July 2019, at approximately 2.00am, a 27 year old coal mine worker was found entangled in an excavator access ladder at Baralaba... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Structural failure: Overburden Drill Mast

02 Sep 2019

A steel plate 3.3m long x 0.50m wide x 3 mm, weighing approximately 50kg, was positioned on a drill mast to retain the hose travel... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newflash | Version 1

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