ENVIRONMENT

Worker shocked while putting skirting on conveyor

THE dangers of managing electrical equipment in harsh environments are in the New South Wales Resources Regulator’s sights after a worker suffered an electric shock while installing a skirting system to a conveyor at an underground mine.

 The Regulator's image of the incident

The Regulator's image of the incident

The worker was using an electric rotor broach to drill holes when he was shocked. Investigations found a gland on the portable drill had been pulled out and moisture had entered the internal electrical...

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