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Man hospitalised after farm fire

Reported by Stephen | 07 Apr, 2017

A man was taken to hospital after suffering serious burns at a farm in the Wheatbelt region on Wednesday afternoon.

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Workers suffer burn injuries after chemical tank ruptures

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jan, 2016

Two workers suffered burn injuries after they were sprayed with burning acid when a 1000-litre acrylic acid tank burst on Tuesday at a chemical factory at Law Court, Sunshine West in Victoria.

Restaurant fined after two workers suffered burn injuries

Reported by Haydee | 11 Jul, 2012

A Gold Coast-based bar and restaurant has been fined after two kitchen workers suffered from chemical burns to their eyes, face and body. News Limited reported that the two workers suffered from severe burns in February 2011, after they poured commercial grade caustic soda into a drain, without following standard safety procedures. The 20-year-old apprentice …