Industrial

Industrial

Industrial

Disasters that occur in industrial companies as the result of accident, negligence or incompetence. A disaster is industrial if it is caused by the products or processes of industry. Occupational Health and Safety laws and processes have been implemented to minimise these types of disasters. 

Image: Beaconsfield Mine, Tasmania, 2007, Chrissy Downunder (Flickr)

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Name Category Location Date
Industrial Industrial - Pike River Mine explosion, New Zealand 2010 Industrial Outside Australia 19/11/2010 view resource
Industrial Industrial - Savage River Mine Fire, Tasmania 2006 Industrial Tasmania 21/06/2006 view resource
Industrial Industrial - Gladstone Factory Explosion, South Australia 2006 Industrial South Australia 09/05/2006 view resource
Industrial Industrial - Beaconsfield Mine, Tasmania 2006 Industrial Tasmania 25/04/2006 view resource
Industrial Industrial - Kalgoorlie Mine Collapse, Western Australia 2000 Industrial Western Australia 26/06/2000 view resource
Industrial Industrial - Hunter Valley Silo Explosion, New South Wales 1999 Industrial New South Wales 06/12/1999 view resource
Industrial Industrial - North Parkes Mine Airblast, New South Wales 1999 Industrial New South Wales 24/11/1999 view resource
Industrial Industrial - Cleve Structure Collapse, South Australia 1996 Industrial South Australia 06/08/1996 view resource
Industrial Industrial - Moura Mine explosion, Queensland 1994 Industrial Queensland 07/08/1994 view resource
Industrial Industrial - South Bulli Coal Mine Explosion, New South Wales 1991 Industrial New South Wales 24/07/1991 view resource
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Research

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Title Author Date Format Type
A Document An enduring sense of disaster: the Bellbird Colliery, 1923 Australasian Mine Safety Journal 2012 link Blogs view resource
A Document Lessons from failures - West Gate Bridge Charrett DE 2008 link Journal articles view resource
A Document Media management – Beaconsfield Mine collapse Pike P 2006 link Journal articles view resource
A Document Planning for Disaster: The State of Emergency Preparedness in Ontario Born K, Tepper J 2012 unknown Websites view resource
A Document Report of Royal Commission into the failure of West Gate Bridge Commissioners, Barber EHE, Bull FB, Shirley-Smith H 1971 application/pdf Commissions & Inquiries view resource
A Document Report of the Royal Commission into the failure of the West Gate Bridge Australian government 1971 link Commissions & Inquiries view resource
A Document Royal Commission on the Pike River coal mine tragedy Pankhurst G, Bell S & Henry D 2012 link Commissions & Inquiries view resource
A Document West Gate bridge West Gate Bridge Memorial Committee 2011 link Websites view resource
A Document West Gate Bridge Collapse, 80 days that changed our lives Australian Broadcasting Corporation 2012 link Websites view resource