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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Worker killed at Sydney construction site

Reported by Stephen | 15 May, 2015

A workplace incident at a construction site in Sydney’s south west has left a man dead. The incident occurred on Thursday morning.

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Girl injured in chainsaw incident

Reported by Stephen | 15 May, 2015

A young girl was taken to hospital with a suspected head injury on Friday morning following a chainsaw incident in north Queensland.

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Postal worker injured in truck-related incident

Reported by Stephen | 17 Apr, 2015

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.

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Quad bike incident leaves girl in hospital

Reported by Stephen | 15 Apr, 2015

A teenage girl has suffered minor injuries to her back, after crashing her quad bike at a New South Wales property on Monday afternoon.

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Worker killed in garbage truck incident

Reported by Stephen | 13 Apr, 2015

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.

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Angle grinder blaze injures farmer

Reported by Stephen | 13 Apr, 2015

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.

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Man killed in tractor-related incident

Reported by Stephen | 10 Apr, 2015

A man has been killed in a tractor-related incident in Victoria, 26 km north-east of Melbourne’s Central Business District.

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Man hospitalised after workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 08 Apr, 2015

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.