Close call as loader hits ute

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has reminded mine operators to keep pedestrians out of the way of light vehicles and mobile equipment following a near miss at a state quarry recently.

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The Regulator's image of the incident

A worker pulled up in his ute to speak to a loader operator, parking on the offside of the wheel loader.

After a brief conversation the worker turned and walked away towards the site's mill.