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Boggabri mine worker death report released

Reported by Stephen | 31 Aug, 2015

The NSW Department of Industry Mine Safety has released a report into the death of a rigger at Boggabri Coal Mine in May last year.

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Drilling company found guilty over workplace deaths

Reported by Stephen | 31 Aug, 2015

An Australian drilling company has pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe working environment, following an August 2012 incident where two workers, who were operating heavy machinery, were killed when part of a drill dislodged.

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Boy injured in lawnmower incident

Reported by Stephen | 02 Aug, 2015

A 4-year-old boy was injured in an incident involving a lawn mower in Central West New South Wales on Wednesday afternoon.

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Woodcutting incident leaves man in hospital

Reported by Stephen | 19 Jul, 2015

A seriously injured man has been airlifted to hospital following a wood-cutting incident in the North Burnett Region, south west of Gin Gin Thursday morning.

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WA farm fined after worker’s fingers amputated

Reported by Stephen | 12 Jul, 2015

A WA farming company and a director were fined a total of $35,000 in the Moora Magistrates Court last week, following a workplace incident in which an employee had parts of three fingers amputated by an auger hopper.

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Worker injured at Boggabri coal mine

Reported by Stephen | 08 Jul, 2015

A worker has been injured at the Boggabri coal mine on Tuesday morning. Reports indicate the truck driver was trapped in his vehicle following an interaction with a dozer on the site.

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Boy injured in quad bike incident

Reported by Stephen | 29 Jun, 2015

A 15-year-old boy is admitted in a Westmead hospital in critical condition following a quad bike incident on a property, 49 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district.

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Man injured in Queensland mustering incident

Reported by Stephen | 28 Jun, 2015

A man has been flown to hospital with suspected abdominal injuries after being stepped on by a cow at a Queensland property on Wednesday morning.

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Truck driver trapped and injured in crash

Reported by Stephen | 02 Jun, 2015

A driver who had been trapped in his truck for more than two hours after two trucks collided on the Hume Highway was freed by emergency services and airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

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Nifty resumes operations after mine death

Reported by Stephen | 29 May, 2015

In the wake of the death of a machine operator, about three weeks ago, at the Nifty underground copper mine; Aditya Birla has announced it has recommenced operations at the mine.

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Man killed in Queensland tractor incident

Reported by Stephen | 22 May, 2015

The state of Queensland has suffered its second tractor-related fatality in less than a week, following the death of a man south of Bundaberg on Thursday night.

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Safety alert issued after worker suffers electric shock

Reported by Stephen | 21 May, 2015

A safety alert has been issued by New South Wales mine safety officials following an incident where a mine worker suffered burns from an electric shock after he came into contact with a live 11000 volt terminal.