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Beam slips and crushes worker's leg

A WORKER sustained a broken tibia after his leg became trapped between two steel beams at a New South Wales underground coal mine.

Workers needed to apply safe standing zones to ensure they remained outside of the line of fire.

Workers needed to apply safe standing zones to ensure they remained outside of the line of fire.

The worker was helping position a beam that was being moved by a load haul dump truck. He placed his leg between a beam on the ground and the beam attached to the LHD, which slipped sideways crushing...

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