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Causal factors in construction accidents

A detailed study of 100 construction accidents,using an ergonomics systems approach, to identify where safety is compromised and why. Drawing
together the findings, an accident model has been proposed, illustrating the hierarchy of influences in construction accidents. A failure in the... Read more


Cover your vehicle load safely

An unacceptable number of incidents have raised concerns regarding the covering of loads on trucks/semi-trailers. Most of the injuries result from falls. Workplace injuries investigations indicate causal factors resulting from: • Equipment not fit-for-purpose being used to cover the load... Read more


Major Hazard Standard: Tyres and Rims

The purpose of this Standard is to eliminate fatalities caused by the failure of a tyre, rim, or wheel, the uncontrolled movement of these components, fire, or explosion, including final disposal. This standard applies to: All tyres, rims and wheels,... Read more


Tire and Rim Safety Awareness Program

This program was developed to give minearal industry personnel additional information to use with existing training materials relative to servicing of multipiece and single piece rim wheels such as those used on large surface mining equipment. Certain accidents are caused... Read more


Queensland Fatality During Wheel Removal

What In February 2004, one person died and another was injured at a mine in Queensland. The two were changing wheels on a truck when a split rim became dislodged and caused the tyre to move uncontrollably. It struck one person... Read more


Environmental Impacts Management Standard

This Standard provides an overview of the key processes required for the management of risks posed to the environment as a result of the company's operations, the causal agents of environmental impacts (referred to as Aspects), and the environmental impacts... Read more


POSITION PAPER ON HIV / AIDS BY UASA - THEME: SHARING EXPERIENCES AND FORGING PARTNERSHIP

The greatest enemy facing mankind in this century, after World War II, is undoubtedly, the syndrome HIV/AIDS. It is certainly a World War III in that it has mankind of all nations as targets. The predominance however, is in Africa,... Read more


QUEENSLAND FATALITY DURING WHEEL REMOVAL

What In February 2004, one person died and another was injured at a mine in Queensland. The two were changing wheels on a truck when a split rim became dislodged and caused the tyre to move uncontrollably. It struck one person... Read more


Queensland Fatality - Prime Mover Rim Assembly Failure

What A person suffered fatal injuries while changing a dual tyre and rim assembly on a drive axle bogey of a road train prime mover. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines have issued the following information regarding the accident.... Read more


Valve Stem Protector Electric Wheel Drive Trucks

Problem Stems become damaged when struck by wheel motor cover latches and through loose rocks dislodging valves Solution A fixed protector bracket to eliminate valve stem damage Benefits Tyres maintain correct pressures. ; Reduces risk associated with changing tyres on back shifts during the hours... Read more


Tyre Handler Proximity Protection

Problem Tyre manipulator is able to contact the operator or another person during normal operation Solution Install an operator protection system on truck mounted tyre manipulator. The system consists of a proximity detection device that is hard wired into the main controls, actively... Read more


Exploding Tire Hazard

While attempting to plug a tire, three men were seriously injured when the tire exploded ... Read more


Rim Wheel Assembly Hazards

Many miners have been killed due to improper installation, repair or servicing of rim wheels. Severe injury or death can occur if safe work practices and specific information on the rim wheel assemblies are not known ... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mine (Limestone) Fatal Machinery Accident Brad Ragan Inc. Contractor I.D. (S06) Salem, Roanoke County, Virginia at Salem Stone

What A 57-year-old tire contractor with no mining experience was fatally injured at a crushed stone operation. The victim was using a radio controlled, truck mounted, power handler to load a 1,600- pound tire onto his service truck. As the tire... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mine (Limestone) Fatal Machinery Accident Brad Ragan Inc. Contractor I.D. (S06) Salem, Roanoke County, Virginia at Salem Stone

What A 57-year-old tire contractor with no mining experience was fatally injured at a crushed stone operation. The victim was using a radio controlled, truck mounted, power handler to load a 1,600- pound tire onto his service truck. As the tire... Read more


Tyre Handler Clamping Fork Failure

What A wheel was being fitted to the right hand inner side (position 5) of a coal hauler prime mover when the shift cylinder failed. Why The shift cylinder failure allowed the tyre clamping forks to open, thus dropping the wheel to the... Read more


Fatal accident - Miner struck by rock deflecting out of stope

What A loader operator sustained fatal injuries when struck by a rock. The rock fell from the back inside the stope, deflected off the rill 3 m inside the stope, and struck the operator's right thigh. Why Causal factors include: people located in... Read more


COAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH UNDERGROUND COAL MINE FATAL POWERED HAULAGE ACCIDENT Buchanan Mine #1 Consolidation Coal Company Mavisdale,

What A 55 year old utility man with 31 years mining experience was found trapped between the frame of a bunker car and the upright beam attached to the catwalk that provided access to the bunker area. Why Failure to ensure that no... Read more


FATAL ELECTRICAL ACCIDENT Classic Company (6BH) Castlewood, Vrginia at Dorchester Enterprises, Inc.Mine No. 4 Appalachia, Wise County, Virginia I.D. No.

What A 33-year-old General Laborer with 3 years of mining experience was fatally injured when he contacted an electrically energized metal cart. Why Causal Factor - No pre-job risk analysis was conducted by the crew or supervisors to identify hazards; The cable was... Read more


Hazard Alert: High potential for injury and death through accidental disassembly of Multiple Piece Rim components

What Improperly fitted tyre and rim assemblies however, during and following inflation, can cause serious injury or death through the accidental disassembly of any of the components. Why Multiple piece rims are particularly hazardous as their integrity and functionality is dependant on both... Read more



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