Hospital for worker blasted in the face

A WORKER has had to be taken to hospital after being blasted in the face by compressed air.

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The second worker unintentionally hit the ball valve, which allowed the compressed air to escape.

The worker had been attempting to extend a two inch air line at a new South Wales underground coal mine and was connecting a pipe to a manifold being held by a second worker.