Rope accident sends worker to hospital

AN UNDERGROUND miner in New South Wales was taken to hospital after being hit by a piece of 24mm rope that snapped while being used to tow longwall equipment up a grade.

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A rope accident could have caused serious injuries.

The worker had been acting as a spotter at the maingate corner during the installation of monorail services at a longwall installation face.

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