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Man fatally injured in tree harvester accident

Reported by Haydee | 31 Mar, 2014

Investigators are puzzled why a worker who was fatally injured in a logging accident at a pine plantation in Myamyn last week left the cabin of an operating tree harvester.

Two workers fatally injured in drilling rig accident

Reported by Haydee | 27 Aug, 2012

Two workers were killed on Monday in a workplace accident on a drilling rig off Victoria’s southwest coast. According to the Herald Sun, a 60-year-old man from Scotland and a 32-year-old man from the Northern Territory were drilling a gas well, southeast of Warrnambool when the accident happened. Australian Workers Union (AWU) state secretary Cesar …

Forklift driver fatally injured

Reported by Haydee | 26 Jun, 2012

A worker was fatally injured when he was crushed after being trapped under a forklift at Flemington Markets about 5.20am (AEST) today. Ninemsn reported that paramedics and firefighters attempted to revive the forklift driver but he died at the scene. WorkCover is conducting an investigation over the incident. According to WorkCover, initial investigations found the …