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INVESTIGATION UNIT Fatal injuries during maintenance of shearer loader at underground coal mine

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Information:

The incident

  • Shear shaft engages, rotates wildly and comes out of the cutter motor
  • Shear shaft coupling struck panline
  • Coupling breaks free at head height
  • Catapults through air striking mineworker


Organisation:

Department of Industry and Investment New South Wales

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to New South Wales (NSW)

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Information:

PDF Document
Coverage:

New South Wales

Author:

Industry & Investment NSW

Publisher:

NSW Government

Published:

4 Apr 2009



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