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Date PostedDecember 5, 2017

Worker Injured on Dam Construction Site Airlifted to Hospital

Source: LifeFlight.org.au

A 33 year old worker was recently airlifted to hospital after an accident at the Boondooma Dam spillway repairs construction site.

The man was pushed by a 7 tonne air compressor onto a steel reinforcement structure.

The structure rolled over the man and caused injuries to his lower limbs.

The worker was treated by a LifeFlight critical care doctor and then Queensland Ambulance service.

He was flown to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

A second man, who probably witnessed the accident was taken to hospital for treatment of shock.

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland are conducting inquiries into the incident.

For more https://www.southburnetttimes.com.au/news/man-airlifted-from-dam-construction-site/3261155/

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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