Loose hose causes spray under pressure of operator

AN OPERATOR at a New South Wales using a rib bolter at an underground coal mine has been sprayed with hydraulic oil, under pressure.

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The worker was standing 1.2m away from a loose hydraulic fitting.

The worker was standing 1.2m away from a loose hydraulic fitting when the oil was released.

The mine identified that the hose came loose during operation, likely caused by spall material on the floor.