What is Root Cause Analysis (RCA)?
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS (RCA) Most processes carry certain risks – and this is certainly true…Read More
MSB No. 175: Integrity of equaliser cables on vehicle hoist
The Department has received numerous reports of failed and damaged equaliser cables on vehicle hoists, including those types with two or four posts.Read More
SIR No. 276: Fall from height after failure of retractable type lanyard
Summary of incident In June 2018, a scaffolder fell while crossing a void 5.7 metres above the ground.Read More
SIR No. 274: Structural failure of fixed conveyor stacker
Subject: Structural failure of fixed conveyor stacker Date: 18 March 2019 Summary of incident Note: The Department of…Read More
MSB No. 162: Inspection and maintenance of special purpose lifting plant and hoists
Date: 14 March 2019 Background Mines inspectors repeatedly identify plant such as shaft reliners, hopper trolleys, workshop mobile jib…Read More
Do you know your Inspection Obligations for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms?
Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) are versatile items of Plant that can be used in a variety of applications. These…Read More
Do you know the difference between SWL / WLL / MRC and when they should be used?
The term safe working load (SWL) has been the cornerstone of engineering, particularly with regard to load carrying equipment, for…Read More
Pneumatic Press Safety – Your Classified Plant obligations under MSIR 1995
Additional notes to Mines Safety Bulletin No 125 – Pneumatic Press SaFETY Written by AME Operations Manager, Steve Ansell.Read More
Pressure Vessels: What requires regular statutory inspection?
Statutory Requirements for Air and gas receivers The Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations (MSIR 1995) provide comprehensive guidelines…Read More
Are your Statutory and Itinerant Classified Plant Record Books compliant?
You may have Classified Plant Record Books, but are they set up correctly? AME have become aware that whilst some…Read More
DMP Recommendations for Tyre Inflation Cages
Have your Tyre Inflation Cages been designed and installed to actually do their job? Tyre Inflation Cages are used when…Read More