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Man airlifted after quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 24 May, 2016

A 70 year-old man has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a quad bike incident north of Murgon.

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Man hospitalised after quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 19 May, 2016

A man was taken to hospital with serious chest injuries and multiple broken bones after crashing his quad bike, about 226km south of Darwin Tuesday morning.

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Four quad bike fatalities so far in Australia this year

Reported by Stephen | 04 May, 2016

Recent figures from Safe Work Australia show four people have been killed in quad bike related incidents since the beginning of this year.  Two of the fatalities have occurred in Queensland, one each in Victoria and New South Wales. An average of 15 to 20 people die in quad bike related incidents every year in …

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Man Injured After Angry Bull Headbutts Quad Bike

Reported by Admin | 25 Apr, 2016

A man was injured and was taken to a hospital after an angry bull headbutted his quad bike on a southwest Queensland property causing injuries to his chest.

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Station hand airlifted after quad bike incident

Reported by Stephen | 11 Apr, 2016

A 37-year-old-man was airlifted from a remote cattle station, about 228km south-east of Mount Isa, following a quad bike incident on Saturday morning.

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Quad bike death highlights need for improved safety

Reported by Stephen | 09 Mar, 2016

The tragic death of an 18-year-old man in a quad bike incident this week in southern Queensland highlights the need to improve quad bike safety, Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said.

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Man killed in quad bike rollover

Reported by Stephen | 28 Dec, 2015

The victim, 75, was riding his quad bike on a property, 96km southeast of Hobart, when it rolled over and crushed him.

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ACCC urges quad bike riders to prioritise safety

Reported by Stephen | 20 Dec, 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning the community to be fully prepared, wear protective gear and ride safe to prevent quad bike incidents this summer.

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Farm safety – Quad bike training to reduce injuries and fatalities

Reported by Stephen | 13 Sep, 2015

Due to the high number of quad bike related incidents reported across Australian farms every year,farmers are being urged to attend training courses, install roll-over protection and ensure the use of protective equipment such as helmets.