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Date PostedAugust 29, 2018

Man Crushed After Heavy Vehicle Falls in Workplace Accident

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A construction worker is in a serious condition in hospital after a workplace incident at a renovation site in Helesvale that reminds us of the risk of falling objects on building sites.

The 22 year old worker suffered serious spinal and chest injuries after heavy glass panels fell on him.

The incident happened at a private residence on Eastbank Terrace in Helensvale with Queensland Ambulance Service high acuity response team rushing to the scene and treating the worker on site before transporting him to hospital.

According to a spokeswoman from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, the man was part of a group working on renovations at the home.

Officers from Workplace Health and Safety attended the scene and will investigate the incident.

Source: https://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/gold-coast/man-crushed-in-helensvale-after-heavy-object-falls-in-workplace-accident/news-story/244ce8040580c04b431edd773dfb0256

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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