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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

Compressed air – energy release uncontrolled

16 Feb 2020

Three coal mine workers (CMW) were carrying out housekeeping in a roadway at an underground mine. The task was removing redundant hoses and other equipment.... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Mobile Plant – Access Entrapment

01 Apr 2020

A High Potential Incident involving machine access occurred at a mine in the northern Bowen Basin on the 28th March 2020.... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Frictional Ignition Events

14 Apr 2020

An underground coal mine experienced two frictional ignition events on a longwall face. The events occurred approximately eight days apart, with both being extinguished successfully.... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Fire Suppression System Failure to Activate

30 Apr 2020

Upon manual activation of an fire suppression system during routine servicing at an open cut coal mine, the system failed to actuate as per design.... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Failure to Give Way at a T-intersection

01 May 2020

Two rear dump trucks collided at a haul road T-intersection in a mine. Both trucks were travelling at speed when the collision occurred. Significant damage... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Gas Ignition Event Underground

07 May 2020

Five coal mine workers received serious burn injuries during a gas ignition event on a longwall face in an underground mine near Moranbah. The workers... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

Explosion protected diesel engine exhaust conditioner corrosion

11 Jun 2020

Internal inspections of a number of exhaust conditioner inlets have shown reduced integrity over time from corrosion and/or cracking of the internal gussets that support... Read more »

Coal mines industry

Mines safety alert no. Newsflash | Version 1

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