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Otraco to pay at least $458K after tyre handler burnt

MOUNT Arthur coal mine contractor Otraco will pay at least $458,219 as part of an enforceable undertaking after one of its workers at the mine received burns to his head and upper body.

 The tyre handler involved at the incident at the Mt Arthur mine in NSW.

The tyre handler involved at the incident at the Mt Arthur mine in NSW.

A fire started while he was refuelling a diesel-powered tyre handler vehicle during the incident, which occurred on August 10 2017. Due to a series of failings, diesel fuel leaked and caught fire. ...

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