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Collision after microsleep

A HAUL truck at a Queensland open cut coal mine collided with a safety berm after its driver had a microsleep.

At approximately 5am the operator of the loaded rear dump truck travelling along a haulroad experienced the microsleep.

At approximately 5am the operator of the loaded rear dump truck travelling along a haulroad experienced the microsleep.

The Queensland Mines Inspectorate said that at approximately 5am the operator of the loaded rear dump truck travelling along a haulroad experienced the microsleep. "This resulted in the truck contacting...

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