Faulty continuous miner causes operator to be sprayed with oil

WHILE lowering a drill rig at the end of the bolting cycle on a continuous miner, an operator heard a loud bang and was sprayed with hydraulic oil at a New South Wales underground coal mine.

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The guard brace was broken, causing it to move.