Gas dangers lurking at Qld open cut coal mines

THE Queensland Mines Inspectorate has warned senior site executives to ensure those instructed to undertake gas monitoring activities at open cut mines are trained and authorised to operate the gas monitoring equipment after a spate of gas-related incidents at open cut coal mines in the state.

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Coal mine workers at open cut mines should be aware of the toxic and flammable risks.

During 2020, there have been six directives and five substandard condition practices issued to open cut coal mines involving flammable and toxic gases in open cut coal mines where the onsite systems,