Dangerous incident: Multiple Spontaneous Combustions Incidents

May 21, 2018 Tara
Summary: Multiple mines have been notifying the regulator of ongoing spontaneous combustion incidents.

Recommendations to industry: All coal mine operators, including open cut mines, are reminded that the new Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014 clause 179 (h) requires ‘spontaneous combustion’ to be notified to the regulator.

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