Roof fall prompts safety warning

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has urged underground mine operators to check that historical installed supports are still effective, after a roof fall at an underground metals mine.

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The Regulator's image of the incident

About 1.5 tonnes of dirt fell to the ground when some old, corroded roof bolts broke.

Luckily there were no workers in the area at the time.

 

 

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