QLD: Contractor Hurt in Wall Collapse

A subcontractor was taken to hospital after suffering a head injury in a construction accident earlier today.

Reports indicate the accident took place at an Old Cooper Road construction site in Sta Lucia about 6am.

The worker was demolishing a brick wall of a university building when a section of the wall collapsed onto him.

He is being treated and monitored at Royal Brisbane Hospital for possible concussion.

The Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is expected to look into the the incident.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>