Safer shovel system call after Collie death

THE death of a miner at Collie has sparked calls for safer systems of work for shovel and excavator operators.

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Circles indicate where the accident happened, showing the ladder in the final (left) and upright (middle) positions with the handrail, platform and emergency shutdown (A) and ladder (B) switches (close-up, right).