06:47 pm, Thursday 17 June, 2010
A man has died after falling off a roof at Innisfail yesterday.
According to the police, the incident took place just before 11am AEST.
The man, who suffered grave head injuries, was transported to a hospital. However, he died upon arriving.
Workplace health and safety officials are looking into the accident.
In a separate incident, a man has sustained burn injuries in an explosion at his home in Russel Island, south of Brisbane this morning.
According to authorities, the 62-year-old-man was using a grinder to cut a drum when the fumes inside caused the blast.
He suffered a head injury and second degree burns to his shoulder.
He was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in serious but stable condition.