Sumary of ‘Fire, explosions, rockfalls are recurring — why?’: Mine safety expert warns against complacency:
- Two months after that, in January 2020, Goondiwindi man Donald Rabbitt died after being trapped under heavy machinery at the Coronado Curragh mine.
- 43 safety resets this yearResources Minister Scott Stewart told state parliament today that “any loss of life on our mine sites is unacceptable”.
- Just last week, Mr Stewart visited a mine near Cloncurry to highlight the state government’s mine safety reset.
- ” The entrance of the Gregory Crinum open cut mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
- “Fire, explosions or falls of ground like today and the incident at Grosvenor are recurring and we don’t really understand why,” he said.
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- “Everybody — not just the workers but the people that organise, supervise, manage, provide the resources, funding, the levels of workers training — [has to] take responsibility for those activities to make sure they’re done properly, adequately,” Professor Stewart said.