SAFETY

Miner narrowly misses being crushed by slab of coal

The dimensions of the coal slab were 1m by 0.7m by 0.4m

The coal slab landed about 1mfrom the hand bolter.

The coal slab landed about 1mfrom the hand bolter.

An underground coal mine worker came within 2m of being crushed when a slab of coal fell beside him at a New South Wales longwall mine. While in the bolting cycle at a longwall shield, the coal fell...

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