Worker Injured by One Tonne Glass Pallet

WorkCover-logo-250x313 (2)WorkCover is investigating after a 1.4 tonne pallet of glass fell on a worker at an aluminium factory at Milperra on Thursday.

Initial enquiries indicate that the worker was unloading a shipping container when a pallet of glass has shifted and pinned the worker, causing serious injuries.

WorkCover inspectors have visited the site and a full investigation has commenced.

The incident follows a number of recent fatalities which led to WorkCover establishing a Task Force to focus on improving safety in the glass manufacturing industry in Sydney, the Hunter and Illawarra.

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