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18 September 2012
Failure to implement controls: blast exclusion zone
A D10 dozer was destroyed and a 996 digger severely damaged when they were hit by rocks from an overburden blast. There were no injuries to workers.

06 September 2012
DVD Toolbox Talks
MAQOHSC has now uploaded its 'SAFE Toolbox' Series to its website.

30 August 2012
Retro-fitted seating affects integrity of steering in large earthmoving equipment
An incident involving the disconnection of the steering column of a loader has been investigated in South Australia

30 August 2012
Retro-fitted seating affects integrity of steering in large earthmoving equipment
An incident involving the disconnection of the steering column of a loader has been investigated in South Australia

19 July 2012
Hazard Alert - Hydraulic fluid on earth moving equipment
SafeWork SA is investigating a fatality at an open cut mine involving a large hydraulic excavator that was engulfed in fire while in operation.

05 July 2012
Fatality on a mine site
While working on a conveyor system at a fixed crushing plant, an employee was dragged into the conveyor and suffered fatal injuries

31 May 2012
Alloy rim cracking and failure
A light vehicle travelling at low speed through a mine industrial area struck a pot hole and the wheel rim failed. Had the vehicle been travelling at high speed there would be a potential for serious injury to occupants.

25 January 2012
Field Operations - Core Business
MAQOHSC's field operations core business continues to be about providing practical OHS advice and assistance on site.

29 December 2011
Park safely to prevent uncontrolled vehicle movement
Alighting from a vehicle before ensuring it is stable is a high-risk activity that can be easily controlled.

29 December 2011
Articulated dump truck rollover
Six incidents reported in the last half year have all involved six-wheel articulated dump trucks becoming unstable and tipping onto their sides

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