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Date PostedFebruary 4, 2019

Falling Pipe Claims Man’s Life in Townsville, Queensland.

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A man has died after he was struck by a steel pipe at an engineering construction company site at Townsville.

Despite emergency services being called to the site, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The worker, believed to be his fifties or sixties, appears to have been struck by an object that fell from the back of a truck.

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland have launched an investigation into the accident, assisted by Forensic Investigation Unit.

Source: https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/man-killed-by-falling-pipe-in-townsville-workplace-20181214-p50mc1.html

Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning and web strategy firm based in George St Brisbane. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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