Fatigue on the radar after $1M payout

FATIGUE is set to become a major occupational health and safety issue at Australia’s coal mines after a BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance coal miner in Queensland was awarded more than $1 million in damages after suffering injuries in a car crash while driving home from work.

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Harold Kerle was driving home at 6:30am in October 2008 after a long night shift at the Norwich Park coal mine when he failed to negotiate a slight curve.

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