Jan 19, 2021

Safety alert issued after truck cabin explosion

Safety alert issued after truck cabin explosion Deformation to the metal filter access panel for the air-conditioning system as a result of the blast.

The Queensland Mines Inspectorate has issued a statewide safety alert after an explosion in a truck cabin last week causing serious burns to an underground mine worker’s face, hands and chest. The air-conditioning system was the source of the blast, which dislodged some of the cabin windows. Investigations are ongoing, however early findings indicate that…

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