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Date PostedMay 23, 2018

Worker Hospitalised After Excavator Incident

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The risks involved with operating an excavator have been highlighted by an incident on a construction site in Queensland recently.

A worker has been hospitalised after being crushed by an excavator at a construction site in south east Queensland.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was injured when the excavator he was operating rolled over him at a property in Currumbin Waters.

The worker sustained serious abdominal and pelvic injuries and was stabilised on the scene before being taken to Gold Coast University Hospital.

The man remains in a stable condition. See more at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/04/man-hospital-excavator-incident/#.WudAHJclE1k

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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