Motor mechanic pinned under tow truck

Reported by Stephen | 04 Oct, 2017

A man was taken to hospital with multiple fractures after the tow truck he was working on came off its jacks, trapping him underneath.


Man killed at NSW worksite

Reported by Stephen | 10 Sep, 2015

A man has been killed at a worksite in Oberon after an incident involving a cement truck.


Worker injured at Boggabri coal mine

Reported by Stephen | 08 Jul, 2015

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.


ACT company found guilty of breaching safety regulations

Reported by Stephen | 24 Jun, 2015

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.

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Truck driver trapped and injured in crash

Reported by Stephen | 02 Jun, 2015

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.