A worker has been injured at the Boggabri coal mine on Tuesday morning. Reports indicate the truck driver was trapped in his vehicle following an interaction with a dozer on the site.
The ACT Industrial Court has found a Canberra company guilty of breaching the new nationally harmonised work safety laws, following a 2012 incident where a truck driver was electrocuted when his tip truck hit live power lines on one of the company’s sites in Turner.
Emergency services were called to an incident where a driver was trapped in the wreckage of a rolled truck near Talwood on Friday afternoon.
A driver who had been trapped in his truck for more than two hours after two trucks collided on the Hume Highway was freed by emergency services and airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.
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.
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 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.
A construction worker has died after being struck by a truck at a construction site in Kilburn north of Adelaide.
An incident where a worker was seriously injured after being trapped under a truck is being investigated by police and Victorian WorkCover Authority.
Truck accidents continue claiming many lives in Australia.
A truck almost plunged into the river in Bunbury after it crashed through a railing and slid off the side of an embankment on Estuary Drive on Wednesday morning.
A truck driver has died after his truck and trailer rolled down a hill in Dwellingup, southeast of Mandurah.
A container full of corrosive acid fell from a truck closing sections of Midland Highway at Bannockburn Thursday morning.
A truck driver escaped unscathed after the rear brakes of the truck he was driving caught fire.
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.
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, …
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 …