Wilpinjong operator suffers arm and leg fractures in ladder incident

A HAUL truck operator suffered serious arm and leg injuries after the handrail on haul truck access ladder failed at Peabody Energy’s Wilpinjong open cut coal mine in New South Wales.

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On February 18 at about 7pm, the operator was completing a pre-start inspection on a Caterpillar 789D haul truck.