Foot injury from excavator ladder

A QUEENSLAND open cut coal mine worker injured his foot after it was trapped on an excavator access ladder.

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The ladder completed its lifting cycle and trapped the workers foot.

As a retractable access ladder on a Caterpillar 6040 was lifting the coal mine worker positioned himself near the top of the ladder, facing the machine room wall.