WorkSafe is investigating an incident in which two workers were injured in a forklift incident at an abattoir in Wodonga, about 70km from Wangaratta.
A WA transport company has been fined $75,000 and ordered to pay costs of $1,980 after a worker was struck in the head by the tailgate of a trailer, which had slipped off a forklift in their yard in January 2013.
The RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to an incident in southeast Queensland on Thursday morning to attend to a 19 year old male patient.
A cosmetics distribution company was convicted and fined $75,000 at the Magistrates Court in Moorabbin last week following an incident in which a worker inside a cage was dropped by a forklift.
A forklift incident at a southeast Queensland worksite has left a man nursing minor injuries. It is believed the man was pinned to a wall by a forklift at a worksite about 25km south-west of Brisbane on Wednesday morning.
A teenager has been killed in an incident involving a forklift near Stanthorpe. It is understood the teenager became trapped under a forklift that had left the road on Monday afternoon.
A man has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken hip following an incident at an industrial site, east of Woden Valley on Friday morning.
A man is recovering in hospital after being injured by a forklift in southeastern Queensland on Tuesday morning.
A man has died in hospital following a forklift incident at a farm in Moonbi, 20km north of Tamworth.
Emergency services were called to a Sunshine Coast property on Monday afternoon after a man became trapped under a forklift.
A baby boy who was hit by a forklift driven by his father at Geelong’s southeast suburb of Moolap has died in hospital.
Victorian Work Cover Authority is investigating an incident where a nine month old baby was seriously injured after being struck by a forklift.
A teenage boy has been killed in an incident involving a forklift in Victoria north.
A man died at a Port Macquarie warehouse after being crushed between two large engines on Tuesday.
An Ingham man was on Thursday afternoon killed after his forklift upturned on a gravel road at his property off Stone River Rd about 35km west of Ingham.
Photo: SafetyCulture Library WorkCover NSW has released a safety alert on the danger involved in fitting forklifts with automotive LPG vessels. A recent incident in which a forklift operator suffered serious injuries after the forklift caught fire when it was fitted with the wrong type of LPG vessel prompted WorkCover to issue the alert. WorkCover …
A court in Tasmania has awarded a man whose injuries from a workplace accident left him a quadriplegic a payout of $5.5 million in damages. At the time of the incident the man was working at his carpet and floor covering business in 2008 when he was hit by a number of packages of laminate …
A boat company located in the northern suburbs of Melbourne has been fined $275,000 after a worker died at their site in December 2011. The company was convicted last Friday on charges that related to the death of an independent contractor during a hearing at the Melbourne Magistrates Court. The boat company makes, services and …
WorkCover reminded businesses across New South Wales to stay vigilant about workplace safety following a spate of incidents in the past week. General Manager of WorkCover’s Work Health and Safety Division, John Watson, said there were two fatalities involving forklifts, death of a grain farmer and two serious falls where workers involved are critically injured. …
A food distribution business in Adelaide was fined $73,000 over a forklift accident which seriously injured a worker. The worker sustained serious injuries in 2009 when a forklift he was driving tipped over as it struck a loose metal grate. ABC news reports that the worker was trapped under the forklift and suffered leg injuries, …
WorkCover is investigating the death of a man has yesterday in an accident at a container terminal in south-eastern Sydney. Emergency services were called to the Patrick container terminal at Port Botany yesterday morning. Paramedics say one man was discovered dead at the scene and another person was taken to St George Hospital with serious …