A 59-year-old man is dead after suffering critical head injuries while working in a coal mine in central Queensland.
Northern Territory WorkSafe has issued its first Incident Information Release (IIR) after three crush injuries involving machinery occurred in the territory over the past month.
A 60-year-old worker has died and another has been seriously injured after a coal mine shaft collapsed in central Queensland.
A rescue chopper has been tasked to an incident at a mine site near Moranbah, where a worker has suffered a head injury.
The death of a 43-year-old man crushed by machinery in an underground mine has brought operations at Prominent Hill to a halt.
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.
Australia’s second largest gold producer Northern Star Resources Ltd was fined a total of $150,000 in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on 8 March 2021, after two workers were injured in a vehicle collision underground.
A worker has been killed at an underground gold mine 345 kilometres east of Kalbarri after being struck by a mining vehicle.
Former miner Wade Rothery has launched a $1.6 million lawsuit against his former employers, claiming their negligence left him with a severed thumb and permanent disabilities as a result of two workplace incidents.
Indus Mining Services has been fined $60,000 over the death of a contractor who suffered a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting.
An underground miner has been seriously injured in an accident at a gold mine in Western Australia.
A fatal accident involving a tyre fitter at the Bengalla coal mine in New South Wales in late 2018 has highlighted the importance of conducting a risk assessment on wash bays.
A West Australian coal miner has been fined $210,000 over the death of a worker at a Collie mine site in 2018.
A contractor at a nickel mine in Western Australia’s south east has been fined $11,000 after a machine loaded with pipes rolled and almost injured his daughter and another employee.
Four men remain dangerously ill on ventilators in a Brisbane hospital with burns covering their torsos and inundating their airways after an underground explosion tore through a Moranbah mine in one of the state’s worst mining accidents in decades.