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Resources Safety & Health Queensland

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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

Explosion in truck cabin from air-conditioning system

15 Jan 2020

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Coal mines: above ground; Coal mines: below ground; Mineral mines: above ground; Mineral mines: below ground; Quarries industry

Alert no. 384 | Version 1

Unsafe transport of fireworks in a passenger vehicle

31 Dec 2020

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Explosives: fireworks industry

Alert no. 102 | Version 

Tyre explosion following lightning strike

23 Dec 2020

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Exploration; Coal mines: above ground; Mineral mines: above ground; Quarries industry

Alert no. 383 | Version 1

Managing the risks of storm season 2020/21

21 Dec 2020

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Exploration; Coal mines: above ground; Explosives: fireworks; Explosives: mines & quarries; Explosives: Other (ammunition etc); Mineral mines: above ground; Quarries; Petroleum and gas: upstream industry

Bulletin no. 192 | Version 1

Structural Failure: Security of Suspended Objects

08 Sep 2020

Coal Mine Workers identified a light in a CHPP that was badly worn. The shackle was the only support point and in the event that... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. 378 | 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

Near collision between sliding dump truck and inappropriately parked light vehicle

07 Jan 2019

Two supervisors and a mining engineer had parked a light vehicle on the side of an active haul road to place dumping markers for building... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no.  | Version 1

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