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Hazards in surface mining operations

Incidents that expose workers to significant health and safety risks due to collisions, rollovers, and interaction of mobile plant has been the focus of a recent video and safety alert published by the NSW Resources Regulator. Although the severity of the outcomes of recent incidents has ranged from a near miss to minor injuries of personnel involved, the Regulator wants to remind mine operators that the potential outcome of these incidents could have resulted in severe and/or fatal injuries.

View the video: Hazards in surface mining operations: Roads or other vehicle operating areas

For further information visit our safety alerts page.

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