Mine worker death under investigation by NSW Resources Regulator


Wednesday, 20 November, 2019


Mine worker death under investigation by NSW Resources Regulator

A worker has died at Bulga Open Cut’s Hunter Valley mine after being found unconscious and unresponsive in the cabin of the rubber-tyred dozer he was operating.

The worker was found at approximately 10 am on Friday, 15 November. New South Wales (NSW) Ambulance attended the scene but was unable to revive the worker, according to the NSW Resources Regulator.

The Regulator is now investigating the incident and has deployed inspectors to the site to determine whether the death was work related or not.

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