Worker injured after light vehicle reversal

A COAL mine worker was injured when struck by a moving light vehicle at a Queensland open cut coal mine while a colleague undertook prestart checks on the vehicle.

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A coal mine worker was injured when struck by a moving light vehicle while a colleague undertook prestart checks on the vehicle.

The worker was standing between the stationary light vehicle and pallet racking in a workshop at the time.

He had started the engine of the light vehicle while standing beside the driver's door.