Foot injury investigation finds inadequate lighting in conveyor drift

A NEW South Wales Resources Regulator investigation into an incident last year in which a contract mine worker at South32’s North Appin mine badly injured his foot has found lights in the mine’s scraper conveyor drift were out of service and the workers’ only source of light had been their cap lamps.

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The mine worker suffered serious and permanent injuries to his toes and foot.

In the incident a worker suffered permanent injuries after his foot came into contact with a working conveyor.

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