Continuous miner gives operator electrical shock

A WORKER suffered an electric shock while holding the hand rail of a continuous miner and making contact with a rib bolt in a New South Wales underground coal mine.

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The worker was treated in accordance with the mine's electric shock protocol.

The mine's investigation was unable to identify the cause of the shock.

The miner cables were sent for further testing.

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