ammonia leak

Workers evacuated following ammonia leak

Reported by Stephen | 17 Jun, 2015

An ammonia leak at factory in WA, about 10 kilometres northeast of Perth’s central business district, has forced the evacuation of workers.

Weipa Mine Gas Leak Causes Evacuation

Reported by Admin | 28 Nov, 2013

A worker was treated in hospital last week after an incident at a bauxite mine in Weipa on western Cape York in Queensland. His hand was injured after an acetylene gas cylinder started to leak. Eighty workers at the site were evacuated when an acetylene cylinder started hissing gas and smoke; a 300-metre exclusion zone …

QLD: Concrete Beam Crushes Tradesman

Reported by Admin | 26 Aug, 2010

A cladding worker is in an induced coma after being crushed by a concrete beam at a Brisbane CBD construction site on Tuesday. The incident took place just before 7am (AEST) on the corner of Charlotte and Albert streets in Brisbane city, where the 25-year old tradesman was working on an elevated platform. It was …