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Construction Accident Leads to Amputation for One Worker

A 40 year old construction worker’s life will never be the same after a horrific workplace accident in Melbourne’s west recently resulted in amputation. The man had to have his foot amputated after being rushed to Royal Melbourne Hospital in

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Falling Pipe Claims Man’s Life in Townsville, Queensland.

A man has died after he was struck by a steel pipe at an engineering construction company site at Townsville. Despite emergency services being called to the site, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The worker, believed to

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Man Crushed After Heavy Vehicle Falls in Workplace Accident

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

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Bricklayer’s Lengthy Recovery After Falling 5m On To His Head

An article on Smh.com.au highlights the human cost of workplace incidents. While we often hear the statistics, these are actual people, not just numbers. Bricklayer Ben Roche is one those who suffered a serious workplace injury when fell 5 metres

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Worker Hospitalised After Excavator Incident

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

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Worker Critical After Scissor Lift Accident

A worker is critical in hospital after an incident with a scissor lift. The 25 year old worker was operating a scissor lift in Sydney’s north-west when the incident occurred, which resulted in him being rushed to hospital. Emergency services

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Man Gets New Hope After Workplace Accident

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

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Workers Leg Crushed by Falling Tree

Crushing accidents are all too common on construction sites and they are the kind of freak accident which is often difficult to foresee, especially for the worker who suffers the injury. Most frequently accidents which result in crushing injuries for

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Worker Electrocuted while at Work

Electrocution is still one of the most common occurrences on construction sites and the risks associated with electrocution are heightened when they occur from a height. Sadly yet another worker has died after being electrocuted at a work site in

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