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A shocking set of numbers

THE NEW South Wales Resources Regulator has urged mine operators to review their electric engineering control plans after it was notified of five electric shock incidents in April.

Electric shocks can also directly affect breathing and may result in superficial or deep burns.

Electric shocks can also directly affect breathing and may result in superficial or deep burns.

A further two were reported to the regulator during the first week of May. "Electric shocks have the potential to result in fatalities due to the electric current affecting the heart rhythm and coordination...

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