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Dozer drops into the drink

WHILE reversing a dozer on the coal floor at a New South Wales open cut coal mine, a dozer slipped sideways into water about 2m deep.

The regulator said the risk of drowning in a submerged vehicle must be considered in such circumstances.

The regulator said the risk of drowning in a submerged vehicle must be considered in such circumstances.

The NSW Resources Regulator said the operator was able to exit the vehicle and was uninjured. "Mine operators must have controls in place to manage the risks posed by water bodies near vehicle operating...

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