Serious facial injuries after relay bar incident

A FITTER suffered serious injuries in an incident involving a relay bar at a New South Wales longwall mine.

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During production on a longwall face, a roof support relay bar became disconnected from the tailgate drive frame because of the failure of the vertical connecting pin.