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Woodcutting incident leaves man in hospital

Reported by Stephen | 19 Jul, 2015

A seriously injured man has been airlifted to hospital following a wood-cutting incident in the North Burnett Region, south west of Gin Gin Thursday morning.


WA farm fined after worker’s fingers amputated

Reported by Stephen | 12 Jul, 2015

A WA farming company and a director were fined a total of $35,000 in the Moora Magistrates Court last week, following a workplace incident in which an employee had parts of three fingers amputated by an auger hopper.


Worker injured at Boggabri coal mine

Reported by Stephen | 08 Jul, 2015

A worker has been injured at the Boggabri coal mine on Tuesday morning. Reports indicate the truck driver was trapped in his vehicle following an interaction with a dozer on the site.


Boy injured in quad bike incident

Reported by Stephen | 29 Jun, 2015

A 15-year-old boy is admitted in a Westmead hospital in critical condition following a quad bike incident on a property, 49 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district.


Man injured in Queensland mustering incident

Reported by Stephen | 28 Jun, 2015

A man has been flown to hospital with suspected abdominal injuries after being stepped on by a cow at a Queensland property on Wednesday morning.

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Truck driver trapped and injured in crash

Reported by Stephen | 02 Jun, 2015

A driver who had been trapped in his truck for more than two hours after two trucks collided on the Hume Highway was freed by emergency services and airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.


Nifty resumes operations after mine death

Reported by Stephen | 29 May, 2015

In the wake of the death of a machine operator, about three weeks ago, at the Nifty underground copper mine; Aditya Birla has announced it has recommenced operations at the mine.


Man killed in Queensland tractor incident

Reported by Stephen | 22 May, 2015

The state of Queensland has suffered its second tractor-related fatality in less than a week, following the death of a man south of Bundaberg on Thursday night.

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Safety alert issued after worker suffers electric shock

Reported by Stephen | 21 May, 2015

A safety alert has been issued by New South Wales mine safety officials following an incident where a mine worker suffered burns from an electric shock after he came into contact with a live 11000 volt terminal.


February 2015 Notifiable Fatalities Monthly Report released

Reported by Stephen | 19 May, 2015

Statistics from Safe Work Australia show there were 19 work-related notifiable fatalities during February 2015 — 14 male workers, 3 female bystanders and 2 male bystanders. Of these fatalities, 2 workers and 4 bystanders died as a result of incidents on public roads.


Man killed in Queensland tractor rollover

Reported by Stephen | 18 May, 2015

A man has been killed in a tractor-related incident in Queensland. The Saturday afternoon incident occurred in Maryborough, approximately 255km north of Brisbane.


Worker killed at Telfer mine

Reported by Stephen | 18 May, 2015

A worker has been killed at Newcrest’s Telfer gold mine in Western Australia’s North.