HT cable pushed through roof bolt

MINES should maintain signs and demarcation tags should be hung from high tension cables to ensure they are clearly visible, New South Wales Mine Safety has warned, after an incident at a NSW underground coal mine in which a high tension cable was pushed through a roof bolt.

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While working in an underground cut-through the mine, a load haul dump operator raised a full bucket and, in doing so, pushed a high tension cable through the roof bolt.

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