Broken arm after CHPP incident

AN OPERATOR has been left with a broken arm after becoming entangled between a roller and the filter cloth at a New South Wales coal handling and preparation plant.

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The operator suffered arm fractures, a serious laceration to the top of his left forearm and an abrasive-type burn.

The operator had been cleaning the belt press filter.

He could not free himself and remained with his arm trapped by the rotating apparatus until released by a supervisor.

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