Fractured rib after fall from conveyor frame

A WORKER at a New Zealand coal mine has slipped from a conveyor frame and fallen about 2m, making contact with guarding and a steel frame used for hanging hoses during the fall.

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The employee, who had been performing a screen change, sustained a fractured rib and bruising.

First aid was applied, and employee was taken to accident and emergency for assessment.