High voltage hit

OPERATORS of a cable bolter were lucky to avoid injury after a drill steel came into contact with an 11 kilovolt high voltage cable and damaged the cable sheet and wire strands.

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The scene of the incident.

The bolter was installing 8m twin-strand cable bolts.

While the steel damaged the power line, the power remained on.

The power was subsequently manually isolated.

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