Man injured in tractor incident


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A man has been injured in a tractor incident in the Upper Hunter Region.

The man in his 20s suffered pelvic injuries after he was run over by a tractor at Davis Creek on Wednesday afternoon.

Paramedics treated the man at the scene before transporting him John Hunter Hospital.

The agriculture industry is one of seven industry groups identified by Safe Work Australia as a national priority in the Australia Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-22.

Safe Work Australia figures show the Agriculture, forestry and fishing industry has recorded 19 fatalities this year.

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