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Mine openings 'should be fenced off' in Cornwall

Discussion in 'News' started by sparky, Nov 1, 2017.

  1. sparky

    sparky Authoritarian Staff Member Administrator

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    A man who fell 50ft into a disused mine says urgent action is needed to stop it happening to others.

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  2. P_Trembath

    P_Trembath The Best

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    Mr Williams, 51, who lives near Penarth in Wales, said: "There were no barriers at all, and no obvious signs to show danger".
    "Andrew Williams fell down a hole around 50m inside an opening to the Wheal Hermon mine".
    A man, from an old mining area, knowingly walks over 150 feet into an opening in a cliff face in an old mining area, falls down a "hole" in the floor, and then blames the lack of "signs" for his predicament!
    That's like blaming the lion for decapitating the man who kept putting his head in the lions mouth! Clearly, the lion should have come with a Government health warning and explicit pictures branded all over his body, stuck in a cage, and made to wear a muzzle!
    Does Common sense no longer exist?

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