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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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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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Ravensworth mine death investigation report released

Reported by Stephen | 20 Mar, 2015

A combination of factors among them bad lighting, poor visibility and the absence of additional “illumination devices on the truck” are likely to have contributed to the death of a worker at Ravensworth mine in 2013, according to a report released by the New South Wales Mine Safety Investigation Unit.

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Worker killed in SA construction site

Reported by Stephen | 22 Oct, 2014

A construction worker has died after being struck by a truck at a construction site in Kilburn north of Adelaide.

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Midland Highway closed after acid spill

Reported by Stephen | 11 Jul, 2014

A container full of corrosive acid fell from a truck closing sections of Midland Highway at Bannockburn Thursday morning.

Cyclist Crushed by Truck and Trailer

Reported by Zoe | 22 Feb, 2013

A truck ran over a cyclist after he fell from his bike near Geelong. The accident happened on Wharf Road, Corio at about 9am this morning. The man came off his bike and was run over by a truck and trailer that was traveling in the same direction that he was.

QLD: Falling Steel Plate Snaps Worker’s Leg

Reported by Julia | 28 Oct, 2010

Paramedics have responded in a shipyard north of Brisbane after a steel plate weighing 500kg fell on a worker on Tuesday. The industrial accident happened in Burpengary about 8.45am, and it was feared that the man was trapped. However, he was freed before paramedics arrived. According to a spokeswoman from the Department of Community Safety, …

WA: Worker Dies While Repairing a Truck

Reported by Julia | 13 Oct, 2010

WorkSafe inspectors are investigating a workplace fatality that happened in Baldivis. Early reports indicate a 45-year-old man died at a plant hire business on Saturday morning. He was performing mechanical repairs on a truck when he was struck by part of the vehicle. In a statement, WorkSafe said inspectors would interview witnesses and probe the …