Soft drink consumption had a role in worker’s death

Reported by Haydee | 21 Aug, 2012

Consumption of soft drink instead of water may have contributed to a young man’s death from heat stroke in November 2009 while installing insulation, an inquest heard. The man died on his first day of work installing insulation batts at a home at St Clair in Western Sydney. Courier Mail reported that the young man had …

Farmer found dead after being pinned by ute

Reported by Haydee | 12 Jan, 2012

A dairy farmer was found dead on his property in north Queensland after his car ran down through a steep gully. The Courier Mail reports that the victim’s wife became concerned when he did not show up for milking so she went to look for him. His body was found pinned underneath his utility vehicle …