WorkSafe has launched an investigation after a man was seriously injured in an incident involving an excavator near Melbourne.
Paramedics were called to a landfill site in Ipswich on Friday morning after a man was injured in an incident involving an excavator.
A man has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after the excavator he was operating fell seven metres off a bridge in south east Queensland.
A worker escaped injury on Tuesday morning after the excavator he was operating tipped over at the edge of a quarry.
A man has been killed in South East Queensland, about 30km south-east of Brisbane, after the excavator he was driving overturned and landed on his chest.
A man is nursing serious injuries to his leg after being crushed by an excavator in northeast Victoria.
Preliminary investigations into the death of an excavator operator at Karuah Quarry north of Newcastle on 9th September this year shows the excavator was on uneven ground with a cross gradient when it tipped over, killing the operator.
A worker has died after an excavator rolled down an embankment at Hunter Quarries in Karuah.
An excavator driver was injured on Monday morning after his machine overturned at the Riverview dump in New South Wales.
A civil construction company and its manager have pleaded guilty to failing to ensure the safety following the death of an employee. The Hobart Magistrates Court was told a 65-year-old worker was crushed by a 30-tonne prime mover last year while working in Glenorchy. The court hear workers were moving an excavator was being transported …
A major electrical distributor is pushing for awareness about electricity supply lines for operators of excavating equipment. Seven serious accidents have been reported in the past month, including an incident at Warracknabeal and another at Horsham. Ryan Auger, Powercor’s corporate affairs adviser, said small excavators had made contact with overhead and underground supply lines in …
WorkSafe has released a guidance note on earthmoving equipment being used as a crane. It serves to inform employers and contractors on the safe use of earthmoving equipment to lift and transport freely suspended loads. WorkSafe recognises equipment such as excavators, backhoes and front-end loaders are used to perform work in a similar manner to …