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HIGHWALL PUMP INCIDENT

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Information:

The pump crew positioned a “Reeler” type high wall pump at the highwall edge and proceeded to reel out the suction hose The suction nozzle carriage rolled down the highwall face for some distance before it was caught up on a ledge. The crew failed to notice the problem and continued to reel out the hose. A large loop of hose was created below the suction carriage which, under the weight, suddenly pulled free.



Organisation:

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to Queensland (QLD)

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Information:

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Coverage:

Queensland

Author:

DME-Q

Publisher:

Queensland Government

Published:

28 Jan 2000



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