20th November 2020

At CSA mine in Cobar on 14 September 2020, a development drill rig (jumbo) was being relocated back to a development heading face on the 9060-level underground. When relocated at the face, the driller’s offsider (nipper) has attempted to plug the face de-watering (Flygt) pump’s restrained 1000 volt plug into the jumbo’s receptacle at the front left hand wheel guard position when the front left jack leg that was being lowered came down and crushed his right foot.

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