Sibelco off the hook for skull crack

AN accident that left a worker with a fractured skull at the Salt Ash sand plant in 2016 will cost sand miner Sibelco a total of $703,449,50; after the company accepted an enforceable undertaking from the New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator.

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View from the right (off-driver’s) side of the Volvo A30 A1 on the low loader truck on 1 February 2016. The two yellow numbered markers indicate the approximate location where the worker fell to the ground.

Sibelco's Salt Ash sand mine is north of Newcastle, near Port Stephens in the Stockton Bight area.
The company was being prosecuted in the District Court by the Resources Regulator for brea...