Operator's quick reflexes prevents major injury from dislodged bolter

AN OPERATOR at a New South Wales longwall mine was lucky to only escape with injuries to his wrist after a bolting rig become dislodged.

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Operator's quick reflexes prevents major injury from dislodged bolter Operator's quick reflexes prevents major injury from dislodged bolter Operator's quick reflexes prevents major injury from dislodged bolter Operator's quick reflexes prevents major injury from dislodged bolter Operator's quick reflexes prevents major injury from dislodged bolter

The air-operated bolting rig dislodged from the spill plate of the armoured face conveyor mounting and was thrust back into the longwall walkway.