Safety concerns held before Middlemount tragedy

IT HAS been revealed union safety inspectors had planned a June 27 visit to the Middlemount mine near Emerald, Queensland to investigate workers’ safety and health concerns. Sadly, David John Routledge died in an incident at the mine the day before the inspectors were due to arrive.

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Union safety inspectors had planned a trip to the mine to investigate safety concerns.

Those union inspectors will instead be conducting their own investigation into the June 26 incident at the Yancoal and Peabody Energy-owned Middlemount pulverised coal injection mine that led to