Worker breaks wrist in fall

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has reminded mine operators they must have safe systems of work to protect workers from the risk of falls following a dangerous incident at an open cut construction materials that left a worker with a broken wrist.

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The Regulator's image of the incident

The worker had climbed onto a redundant piece of plant and was trying to attach a set of lifting slings to an excavator's hook to move it when a decision was made to remove the excavator's bucket.