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Date PostedOctober 28, 2016

Man Gets New Hope After Workplace Accident

Source: SkyNews.com.au

Source: SkyNews.com.au

Workplace accidents can be debilitating and in some cases even fatal, which is why training and supervision are such important aspects of Work Health and Safety.

As one man’s story proves, even if they don’t kill you, workplace accidents can have serious consequences even causing impairments to normal bodily functions.

A worker from Queensland suffered horrific injuries to his hands while working at a manufacturing company last year. The man was working a a line operator at a manufacturing facility when a roller he was feeding plastics through crushed both his hands.

Find out how surgeons managed to return mobility to the man’s thumb and hands.  Source: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/qld/2016/09/30/toe-replaces-thumb-after-workplace-incident.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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