Other publications of interest
These incidents are included for your review. The NSW Resources Regulator does not endorse the findings or recommendations of these incidents. It is your legal duty to exercise due diligence to ensure the business complies with its work health and safety obligations.
On 1 September 2020, a mine worker died when he fell while attempting to close a hatch on the top of a bulk material trailer. The miner was wearing a fall protection harness, but his lanyard was not attached to a secure anchor pointe.
National (other, non-fatal)
Publication: DMIRS (WA)
Safe storage and transport of ammonium nitrate (AN) – Short guide
Western Australia’s Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has recently released a pamphlet relating to the safe storage and transporting of Ammonium Nitrate.
Publication: Transport for NSW (Gov)
Concrete pumping – Safety alert
Several recent concrete pumping incidents have highlighted the risks involved with the use of concrete pumps (line or boom) used to deliver pre-mixed concrete. Most incidents involved injuries or near misses from concrete line blockages, which created the build-up of pressure within the system, resulting in equipment failure or the uncontrolled movement of delivery hoses and pipes.