Watch a rope of molten steel barely miss a worker

In steelworker parlance, a cobble is a bit of steel that catches on a roller during manufacturing.

Cobbles cause the molten steel coming out of the furnace to back up and snake wildly around.

This guy was lucky to be uninjured after a close call with a cobble.

Here's a short explainer:

Another spectacular cobble:

And another cobble:

Bar mill cobble (YouTube / Azhar Hussain via Digg)