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Operator behaviour around remote control equipment

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Information:

Since the introduction of remote control equipment into the mining industry, there have been numerous incidents putting persons at risk. Some accidents have resulted in serious injuries and a number of fatalities. Previous safety alerts provide particulars on several such serious accidents.

Despite industry efforts and technological advances made with remote control equipment, accidents continue to occur. Operator behaviour around remote control equipment is an important issue to consider in managing the risk. The following recommendations advise industry to revisit this risk area and ensure the health and safety of persons involved with remote control equipment.



Organisation:

NTWorkSafe

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to Northern Territory (NT)

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Information:

PDF Document
Coverage:

New South Wales

Author:

DPI

Publisher:

NSW Government

Published:

2008



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