Fatality at Wongawilli

MINE operators should consider the risks associated with working in remote locations and the availability of medical treatment or emergency services, the New South Wales Resources Regulator has warned, after a fatality on the surface of Wollongong Coal’s Wongawilli underground mine.

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The worker was undertaking environmental work at a disused ventilation shaft on the surface of a coal mine.

While he was working, he told his co-workers he was feeling unwell.

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