Workplace health and Safety is investigating an incident where a man died at a Queensland work site, 28km south-east of Brisbane, on Friday morning.
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.
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.
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.
A man has been killed in a tractor-related incident in Queensland. The Saturday afternoon incident occurred in Maryborough, approximately 255km north of Brisbane.
A worker has been killed at Newcrest’s Telfer gold mine in Western Australia’s North.
A wall has collapsed at a northern Sydney construction site, injuring a worker.
A man has been killed in a workplace incident at a metal refinery in north Queensland approximately 13km south of Townsville, on Saturday morning.
A workplace incident at a construction site in Sydney’s south west has left a man dead. The incident occurred on Thursday morning.
A young girl was taken to hospital with a suspected head injury on Friday morning following a chainsaw incident in north Queensland.
A quad bike incident in north-western Victoria has left a teenage boy in hospital with suspected shoulder injuries.
A man has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after part of his foot was amputated in a lawn mowing incident in Central Coast NSW, about 6km north of Gosford on Saturday morning.
A man has been killed in an incident involving a tractor in Victoria, approximately 53 km East of Naracoorte.
A man has been killed in a cross-loading incident in South west Queensland.
A workplace incident in the Sydney suburb of Wetherill Park has claimed the lives of two men.
A worker is admitted to hospital in a critical condition following a truck-related incident at a parking yard in Victoria, about 75 kilometres south-west of Melbourne, on Wednesday evening.
A teenage girl has suffered minor injuries to her back, after crashing her quad bike at a New South Wales property on Monday afternoon.
WorkCover is investigating an incident where a worker who was collecting bins was crushed to death by a garbage truck in Victoria, 5km west of Melbourne early Saturday morning.
A Queensland farmer has been taken to hospital with serious burn injuries after sparks from the angle grinder he was using set fire to hay bales.
A man has been killed in a tractor-related incident in Victoria, 26 km north-east of Melbourne’s Central Business District.
WorkCover is investigating an incident that occurred last week at a museum site in eastern New South Wales, where a worker who was doing excavation work was taken to hospital after he struck an underground power line with a jack hammer.