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Driller shocked by wrong plug

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has urged miners to make sure equipment and plant with different voltages have unique sockets and plugs, in the wake of an incident last week where a driller suffered an electric shock after plugging a light into the wrong socket.

 Electric shocks can kill

Electric shocks can kill

While the worker was shocked, he did not sustain any serious injuries. The incident at an unnamed mine in NSW happened when the driller rocked up to his day shift to find the area lights had been removed...

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