Maintenance activities which lead to compromised hydro-carbon lines and storages.
Fire traps truck driver – Mineral Resources, NSW Safety Alert
A truck driver was trapped when flames surrounded the drivers cab of a 100-tonne capacity truck. Dueto the quick action of fellow drivers, he was not seriously injured. [More...]
Ignition of hydraulic fluid sprays by open flames and hot surfaces Liming Yuan Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, etc.
Analysis of hydraulic fluid related fires. [More...]
Non-metallic materials add fuel to underground truck fire
New South Wales Resources Regulator Safety Alert, non-metallic materials, fuel, underground truck fire, fuel tank puncture, diesel. [More...]
Preventing fires on mobile plant – NSW Resources Regulator August 2018
Discussion paper on options for preventing fires on mobile plant. [More...]
Reviewing conditions on a mining vehicle for possible ignition and fire behaviour – flammable and combustible liquids
This paper published by Rickard Hansen from the Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland, Australia, presents a study on ignition conditions and fire behaviour on various types of mining vehicles involving flammable or combustible liquids, where data from earlier fire experiments, incident reports and fuel inventories on different vehicle categories are applied. [More...]