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Miners Memorial Day 2021

This year's service marked 100 years since 75 people lost their lives in Queensland's worst mining disaster.

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Alerts, bulletins and notices

Fatality resulting from a fall of ground at an underground coal mine

21 Sep 2021

A Coal Mine Worker was fatally injured on 14 September 2021 while conducting work in a conveyor drift with two other workers, one of whom...

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Ignition of fuel-air mixture from mobile processing unit discharge auger

08 Sep 2021

Critical hazards associated with the design and maintenance of augers used in the manufacture and delivery of explosives....

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CHPP pump suction pipe dislodges resulting in a serious injury

16 Aug 2021

Coal mine workers were undertaking maintenance work on a pump in a coal handling and preparation plant. During the process the suction line, including the...

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Learnings from conducting Level Two Emergency Exercises in Queensland Coal Mines

05 Aug 2021

Summary of the reports from Coal Mines following their Level Two Exercises in 2020....

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Coal Mine Worker trapped by moving vehicle

22 Jul 2021

Coal mine worker was trapped between a light vehicle tray and pallet racking by a reversing light vehicle. The light vehicle was in reverse gear...

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Chemical Management

21 Jul 2021

Recent inspections across oil & gas field operations have identified a lack of awareness with hazardous chemical management and training. This includes identification and recognition...

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Workers became unresponsive and rescued from dragline after spray painting inside confined space

02 Jul 2021

A Coal Mine Worker became unresponsive and was rescued from inside the revolving frame of a dragline while performing spray painting activities in a confined...

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