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Australian miners wanted to join in on the “The Harlem Shake” craze, and have, in turn, been relieved from their positions after claims that their version of the dance craze that’s taking the world by storm has been deemed “unsafe.”
The West Australian reports that 15 workers from Agnew gold mine have been fired for life after performing their version of the “The Harlem Shake” while on break.
A letter releasing the miners from their jobs noted that their actions were a breach of "core values of safety, integrity and excellence."
Although eight performers are seen in the video, an additional seven were fired for watching the dance craze.
This isn’t the first controversial "Harlem Shake" YouTube video.
Last week, a Colorado college frisbee team stirred controversy when the FAA began investigating the video they created while mid-flight from Colorado Springs to San Diego. According to a flight attendant, all passengers were okay with the video's filming, which took place while the seat belt sign was off.