Man’s foot amputated after workplace incident north-west of Toowoomba


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A man has had his foot amputated after a workplace incident in southern Queensland.

The man in his 50s was reportedly cleaning equipment at an abattoir about, 32km north-west of Toowoomba when his foot became trapped in a conveyor belt.

The LifeFlight Helicopter aeromedical crew were tasked to the scene shortly before 1am Tuesday to airlift the injured man.

He was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Workplace Health and Safety are investigating.

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