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Date PostedJuly 12, 2018

Worker in Serious Condition After being Struck by Steel Beam

The danger associated with falling objects on construction sites has been highlighted by an incident on the Sunshine Coast, resulting in injuries for a worker.

The young worker, believed to be in his late teens has been hospitalised in a serious condition after being struck by a steel beam at a Sunshine Coast construction site.

Emergency crews arrived at the scene on Dalton Drive  and the worker was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital with back and abdominal injuries.

The incident is being investigated by Workplace Health and Safety.

Read more at https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/worker-hit-by-steel-beam-at-sunshine-coast-building-site-in-serious-condition-20180606-p4zjwb.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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