QLD: Safety Body Reminds Dozer Operators to Work Safe

Reported by Julia | 05 Oct, 2010

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) is alerting businesses that use bulldozers  for work to place safety before anything else. The call comes after a recent fatal bulldozer accident. WHSQ is looking into the dozer accident that happened between September 27 and 30 September at a Milwood property. According to initial information, the deceased was …

QLD: Coal Stockpile Crashes in Port

Reported by Julia | 29 Sep, 2010

A port worker has barely escaped injury after a coal stack in a Gladstone port came tumbling down on Sunday. The 50,000-tonne stockpile suddenly collapsed and partially crushed the ute being driven by the worker. A witness said “a number of workers were around” when the incident took place. “Another man was close to the …