10 March 2015
Quarterly Reporting Data Tool
MAQOHSC has created an excel spreadsheet tool to assist the mining and quarrying industry in capturing the required data for the legislative quarterly reporting of the National Mine Safety Database (NMSD)
05 February 2015
Mercury and work-dangers rise together
With high temperatures across South Australia from tomorrow, SafeWork SA is reminding employers and workers that heat is a workplace hazard.
27 January 2015
Fall from height at mobile screening plant
A supervisor lost his balance and fell 6.5 metres whilst inspecting the headchute of a mobile screening plant.
14 January 2015
Rollover incidents involving load shifting plant
Over the past several years there has been an increase in the number of rollover incidents of load shifting plant.
13 January 2015
Uncontrolled movement on mine roads involving skidding and sliding
A recent increase in incidents involving uncontrolled vehicle movement on open-cut coal mine roads is raising serious concerns
28 November 2014
Quarterly Reporting for Mines and Quarries
From 01 January 2015 mine operators will be required to submit incident reports and quarterly work health and safety reports to the online National Mine Safety Database (NMSD)
27 November 2014
Mine worker injured after falling from grader access ladder
A worker at an open cut coal mine sustained spinal injuries when he fell from an access ladder on a grader after it unexpectedly rotated to the raised position.
27 November 2014
Potential signal tube detonator explosion ("snap, slap and shoot")
Potential signal tube detonator explosion when the downline lead becomes entangled with the MPU's rear protection bar.
12 November 2014
An excavator operator was using a track-type hydraulic excavator above a quarry bench. The excavator tipped over resulting in the death of the operator.
06 November 2014
The Aboriginal Heritage Training and Safety video
The Aboriginal Heritage Training and Safety video is now listed on the SafeWork SA website