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Face injury after drill steel comes loose

A NEW South Wales underground coal mine worker has been hit in the face by a drill steel, suffering a laceration to the left-hand side of his nose and cheek.

 The worker was attempting to extract a drill steel.

The worker was attempting to extract a drill steel.

The worker was attempting to extract a drill steel that was stuck in a concrete floor. The worker attached a sling to the steel and used a chain block to try to pull the steel free. The drill steel...

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