Non-metallic materials add fuel to underground truck fire 
A fire occurred on an agitator truck in an underground metals mine in Cobar on 13 April 2019.  The fire spread quickly with non-metallic engine covers and guards adding to the fuel load and the intensity of the fire. 19 workers underground at the time had to retreat to refuge chambers while the fire was brought under control.

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Worker’s legs crushed by reversing forklift
In March 2019, a worker’s legs were severely crushed when he was struck by a reversing forklift in the loading bay of a timber factory. He had entered the loading bay on foot while the forklift was transporting materials. Investigations are continuing.

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Yet another ADT rollover
A loaded ADT was travelling down a haul road and as it negotiated a bend in the road the bin rolled onto its side. Although road conditions and the gradient of the decline may have been factors, the findings from the investigation indicated that speed at this corner was the major contributing factor.

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