Laying down on the job when the heat gets too much

AN EXCAVATOR rolled onto its side when the heat-affected ground gave way under the right-hand track at a New South Wales mine site.
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At the time, the excavator was digging a sump for water.

At the time, the excavator was digging a sump for water.
 
The cab door was open at the time, the NSW Resources Regulator said in an alert.
 
"When working near heat-affected ground, the ground stability needs to be considered when preparing a safe work procedure," the regulator said. 
 
"When a risk of roll over exists, additional controls must be implemented to minimise the risk including set back distances, further pad construction and use of alternative machines."